Vita & Virginia

Vita & Virginia (2019) stars Gemma Arterton (Culprits, The King’s Man, Funny Girl), Elizabeth Debicki (The Night Manager, Tenet, The Crown) and Isabella Rossellini. Adapted from Dame Eileen Atkins’ play of the same name, Chanya wrote the script with Atkins. A story about passion and creativity, the film follows Virginia Woolf’s affair with Vita Sackville-West and examines how it inspired one of her most groundbreaking novels, ‘Orlando’. A period drama with a bold, contemporary flare Vita & Virginia celebrates queer love, art and creative endeavour. The film received its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2018, and was the Opening Night Gala for the BFI Flare Film Festival in 2019. With global sales handled by Protagonist, Vita & Virginia had a worldwide theatrical release in 2019. Nominated at the BIFA film awards in 2019, the film was scored by acclaimed composer Isobel Waller-Bridge.

Release Date: July 2019
Director: Chanya Button
Writers: Dame Eileen Atkins, Chanya Button
Cast: Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, Isabella Rossellini
Producers: Protagonist Pictures & Mirror Pictures
Distributor: IFC Films, Pyramide & Thunderbird Releasing
Awards & Festivals: World Premiere Toronto International Film Festival 2018, Opening Night Gala BFI Flare, Best Supporting Actress nomination for Elizabeth Debicki BIFA Film Awards 2019