My Way
Gender and Identity in British Cinema

Tipping the Velvet

Director: Geoffrey Sax
Cast: Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor
United Kingdom, 2002, 178’, color

English with Turkish subtitles

An unusual love story told in three episodes, Tipping the Velvet charts the course of Nan, an ingénue who discovers a sexually charged world of male impersonators, actors and affluent women looking for female companionship in the usually controlled and corseted 1890s. Ultimately, however, Nan learns that she can only truly depend on herself.


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