Marleen Gorris

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Marleen Gorris (born 9 December 1948, Roermond) is a writer-director from the Netherlands. Gorris is known as an outspoken feminist and supporter of gay and lesbian issues which is reflected in much of her work. She wrote and directed the films A Question of Silence (1982), Broken Mirrors (1984), The Last Island (1991), and Antonia's Line (1995 - Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film), Mrs. Dalloway (1997 - based on the novel by Virginia Woolf) and The Luzhin Defence (2000 - originally a Nabokov novel). She is signed to direct Heaven and Earth, a film about Dr. James Miranda Barry. Description above from the Wikipedia article Marleen Gorris, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

The Luzhin Defence (2000)

Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Emily Watson  •  Geraldine James  •  Stuart Wilson

Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Emily Watson  •  Geraldine James  •  Stuart Wilson

Carolina (2003)

A young woman escapes her wildly eccentric family in search for a life of normalcy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Mika Boorem

A young woman escapes her wildly eccentric family in search for a life of normalcy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Mika Boorem

Mrs. Dalloway (1997)

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Within the Whirlwind (2009)

During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Pam Ferris  •  Ian Hart  •  Ben Miller

During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Pam Ferris  •  Ian Hart  •  Ben Miller

Broken Mirrors (1984)

A murderer is at large: a well-dressed businessman incarcerates his victims, chains and starves them, and documents their death amid their filth with Instamatic snaps. Meanwhile, in another part of town, a woman joins a brothel...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Lineke Rijxman  •  Henriëtte Tol  •  Edda Barends  •  Coby Stunnenberg

A murderer is at large: a well-dressed businessman incarcerates his victims, chains and starves them, and documents their death amid their filth with Instamatic snaps. Meanwhile, in another part of town, a woman joins a brothel...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Lineke Rijxman  •  Henriëtte Tol  •  Edda Barends  •  Coby Stunnenberg

A Question of Silence (1982)

When three women with no previous acquaintance kill a male shopkeeper in the middle of the day, the female psychiatrist assigned to the case sets out to understand why.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Edda Barends  •  Nelly Frijda  •  Henriëtte Tol  •  Cox Habbema

When three women with no previous acquaintance kill a male shopkeeper in the middle of the day, the female psychiatrist assigned to the case sets out to understand why.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Edda Barends  •  Nelly Frijda  •  Henriëtte Tol  •  Cox Habbema

The Last Island (1990)

In a brilliant, modern version of the classic shipwreck tale, director Marleen Gorris manages to capture both a gay male’s and feminist perspective. After a large airliner crashes on a deserted island killing most of the passengers, two women, five men and a dog ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Paul Freeman  •  Shelagh McLeod  •  Patricia Hayes  •  Kenneth Colley

In a brilliant, modern version of the classic shipwreck tale, director Marleen Gorris manages to capture both a gay male’s and feminist perspective. After a large airliner crashes on a deserted island killing most of the passengers, two women, five men and a dog ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Paul Freeman  •  Shelagh McLeod  •  Patricia Hayes  •  Kenneth Colley

Antonia's Line (1995)

After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around her include quirky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Willeke van Ammelrooy  •  Els Dottermans  •  Dora van der Groen  •  Veerle van Overloop

After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around her include quirky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Willeke van Ammelrooy  •  Els Dottermans  •  Dora van der Groen  •  Veerle van Overloop