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Vita and Virginia (12A)

12 Jul
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18 Jul 2019

Directed by

Chanya Button

Vita & Virginia

Vita & Virginia is the long-gestating feature adaptation of actor and writer Dame Eileen Atkins’ play of the same name. Based on a true story, it details the passionate love story between literary trailblazer Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki), and enigmatic aristocrat Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton). When their paths cross, the magnetic Vita decides the beguiling, stubborn and gifted Virginia will be her next conquest, no matter the cost. The ensuing relationship leads to the birth of Woolf’s bold, experimental novel Orlando. Vita & Virginia details the love story of two women who smashed through social barriers to find solace in their forbidden connection.