It's the fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.

Director:

Chanya Button

Writers:

Eileen Atkins, Virginia Woolf (letters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gemma Arterton ... Vita Sackville-West
Elizabeth Debicki ... Virginia Woolf
Isabella Rossellini ... Lady Sackville
Rupert Penry-Jones ... Harold Nicolson
Peter Ferdinando ... Leonard Woolf
Emerald Fennell ... Vanessa Bell
Gethin Anthony ... Clive Bell
Rory Fleck Byrne ... Geoffrey Scott
Karla Crome ... Dorothy Wellesley
Adam Gillen ... Duncan Grant
Brenock O'Connor ... Julian Bell
Amelie Metcalfe Amelie Metcalfe ... Angelica Bell
Darren Dixon Darren Dixon ... Ben Sackville-West
Sam Hardy ... Nigel Sackville-West
Jane McGrath Jane McGrath ... Nelly
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Storyline

Vita and Virginia is a love story of the affair and the friendship between writer Virginia Woolf "Elizabeth Debicki", and aristocrat Vita Sackville West "Gemma Arterton". In 1922, when Vita receives an invitation their paths crossed in Bloomsbury with Virginia. Their romance overcomes all social boundaries, Virginia's mental health struggles Vita's recklessness and neither will ever be the same without the other. Written by Merve Kurt

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The Love Story That Inspired Virginia Woolf's Orlando


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Virginia Nicholson, the great-niece of Virginia Woolf, took issue with this movie for several different reasons. They ranged from the heights of the two main actors (Elizabeth Debicki towers over Gemma Arterton, whereas in real life, Vita was the taller of the pair), to their dining habits (they would never eat in the kitchen), to the depiction of Virginia Woolf as a "mad prodigy, trembling with hypersensitivity," when she was actually pretty fun. See more »

Goofs

Driving in a convertible top down, neither woman has wind blown hair. See more »

Quotes

Vita Sackville-West: Independence has no sex.
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Don't really understand it
30 April 2020 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

The characters speak in cryptic tongues, and I just don't understand the story. Everything else is beautiful from the sets to the costumes. Too bad I just cannot connect with the main characters at all.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vita & Virginia See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,408, 25 August 2019

Gross USA:

$42,741

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$793,439
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1.85 : 1
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