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Sally Potter was born on September 19, 1949 in London, England. She is a director and writer, known for Orlando (1992), The Man Who Cried (2000) and Ginger & Rosa (2012). See full bio »
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 2012 Ginger & Rosa
 2009/I Rage
 2004/I Yes
 1992 Orlando
 1988 Women Filmmakers in Russia (Documentary)
 1987 Tears, Laughter, Fears and Rage (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Rage (1987)
- Fears (1987)
- Laughter (1987)
- Tears (1987)
 1986 The London Story (Short)
 1979 Thriller
 1971 Hors d'oeuvres (Short)
 1970 Play (Short)
 1969 Jerk (Short)
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Directed the English National Opera's production of Bizet's "Carmen" at the London Coliseum starring Alice Coote (September 29 - November 23, 2007).

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I wanted to dismantle stereotypes of all kinds. The British can be quite casual with their anti-Americanism without realizing how divided the country is. I was very struck during my last trip to see how much opposition there was to the Patriot Act and to feel the real atmosphere of fear in the air. People said that they were living in an atmosphere where it was increasingly difficult to speak out... See more »


Trained as a dancer at the London School of Contemporary Dance and later co-founded the Limited Dance Company. See more »

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