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Vita & Virginia

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39% Rotten Tomatometer Score39%
  • Vita & Virginia takes a well-acted and initially intriguing look at the relationship between its real-life protagonists, but is undone by unsatisfying storytelling.
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    Mike D'AngeloAV Club
    That it builds to the writing and publication of Woolf's landmark novel Orlando, whose title character Sackville-West inspired, only makes one wish to be watching Sally Potter's 1992 adaptation of Orlando (starring Tilda Swinton) instead.
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    David JenkinsLittle White Lies
    Yet much good will is squandered by some mood-killing touches, most prominently a score that can only be described as candle shop electronica.
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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    It is a good, honest performance and, for all that the movie itself is brittle, self-conscious and perhaps a little absurd at times, there is a vehement, urgent idealism.
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    Charlotte O'SullivanLondon Evening Standard
    The makers of this biographical romance clearly adore Virginia Woolf and want viewers to engage with her personality, sexuality and lightning-bright words.
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    Anna SmithTime Out
    Don't come here for a stylised period drama that glosses over either the class gap or her mental health.
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    Jessica KiangVariety
    This is a stranger and more intriguing film than it really has a right to be...
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    Chris FeilFilmmixtape
    It's something left-of-center in a traditional costume drama's clothing, and arrestingly so.
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    Alex HeeneySeventh Row
    The film's greatest strength is as a showcase for Debicki, one of the most talented actresses working today, who perfectly embodies Woolf's genius and vulnerability.
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    Derek SmithSlant Magazine
    The film frequently falls back on the stately demeanor of countless other historical biopics and period pieces.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    Flawed but fascinating and fresh way to approach Woolf and Bloomsbury, benefiting from an alluring turn by Gemma Arterton as Vita Sackville-West.
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