MARLEEN GORRIS Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Name: Marleen Gorris                                                                 
Born: 9 December 1948                                                                 
Marleen Gorris (born 9 December 1948) 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).