Photo Credit: © Orlando / Blinder Films Limited 2017
In the 21 st century sexuality is no longer a taboo or something anyone should be ashamed of. In the 19th even 20th Century even showing a fondness to someone of the same sex could destroy you at every angle even one Literary catalyst and ambiguous aristocrat. Vita & Virginia star Elizabeth Debicki and Gemma Arterton as classic novelist Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville West in a tale of forbidden love that smashed social barriers.
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Vita & Virginia is the true story of the passionate relationship between literary trailblazer Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki), and the enigmatic aristocrat Vita Sackville West (Gemma Arterton). The film tells the story of the birth of the novel their intoxicating encounters inspired; Woolf’s bold experiment in art and androgyny, ‘Orlando’.
When their paths cross, the magnetic Vita decides the beguiling, stubborn and gifted Virginia will be her next conquest, no matter the cost. The film is a celebration of their unconventional bond; a vivid exploration of gender, sexuality, creativity and passion. ‘Vita & Virginia’ is a love story, told in a contemporary style, about two women – two writers – who smashed through social barriers to find solace in their forbidden connection.
Vita & Virginia stars Isabella Rossellini, Rupert Penry-Jones and Peter Ferdinando.
Thunderbird Releasing is releasing the movie in the UK & Ireland, there’s no word on the exact release date but expect it sometime 2018.Powered by Sidelines