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.