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Vita & Virginia Reviews

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November 27, 2020
"where Vita & Virginia excels; we are shown both the moments together and apart and left to judge for ourselves, where was their real passion: in their work and letters, or in their relationship?"
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 28, 2020
The film was really good, with Debicki especially giving a layered, riveting performance as Woolf.
April 6, 2020
It's not as bold as that trio, but it's elevated by some adroit dialogue and knockout performances from Gemma Arterton as Vita Sackville-West, and Elizabeth Debicki as Virginia Woolf.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 12, 2020
Vita & Virginia is a gorgeously-appointed historical drama...
February 10, 2020
It's not a pretty picture, but it's a true one, ad same-sex couples who've "been there" are sure to be thankful for Vita and Virgina as much as the Bloomsbury adepts who'll be certain to flock to it.
December 2, 2019
For those who remember The Hours or Sally Potter's Orlando, this is a terrific companion piece.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 17, 2019
For many the film will ultimately succeed or fall on Elizabeth Debicki's depiction of Woolf as a wanly frail creature, forever on the verge of falling apart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 10, 2019
This peek into a famous love story makes the audience a participant in the affair, inspiring questions of perspective and truth in love and art, where the only truth worth anything is one deeply felt.
September 10, 2019
Arterton and Debicki give outstanding performances, and their onscreen chemistry is palpable, which makes up for everything else this movie lacks.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 6, 2019
The decorous chat, evocative period décor and killer costumes do scratch a Downton Abbey itch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 5, 2019
Still, simplistic in its rendering of imagination and desire though the movie may often be, it bears watching, for the performances if not the story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 5, 2019
A reasonably fascinating understanding of Woolf's compulsions and how they disrupted her life.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 30, 2019
A strikingly intimate portrait of a love affair.
August 29, 2019
Beautifully spellbinding! Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki are explosive together.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
August 29, 2019
Despite the costumes, this is as modern as they come and worth the journey, slow though it may be on occasion.
August 27, 2019
VITA & VIRGINIA is masterful at exploring this passionate affair between these two brilliant women who were way ahead of their time.
August 26, 2019
Vita & Virginia captures the Bohemian style of the roaring '20s with stunning accuracy. The attitudes, the costumes, the turns of phrase. The
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 25, 2019
Without Debicki, this wouldn't have worked, and it's with much gratitude that I write that her presence made all the difference for me.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 25, 2019
There were moments in director Chanya Button's Vita & Virginia where I felt like she had made this delicate, painfully mesmeric drama just for me.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 21, 2019
It's something left-of-center in a traditional costume drama's clothing, and arrestingly so.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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