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Vita & Virginia (2018)

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

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Chanya Button

Writers:

Eileen Atkins, Virginia Woolf (letters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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 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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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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Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vita és Virginia See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »

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Eva Green was originally cast in the lead role. Had Green not dropped out, this would have marked a Bond reunion as both Gemma Arterton and Green have played Bond girls to Daniel Craig's Bond, although in different movies. Arterton in Quantum of Solace (2008) and Green in Casino Royale (2006). See more »

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Beautifully shot and well written
6 May 2019 | by chloebrileySee all my reviews

A gorgeous adaption of the playscript and the historical correspondence on which it's based. A truly wonderful representation of what is essentially one of the greatest queer women love affairs in history.


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