Friday, January 3 – Vita and Virginia (2018 – 110 minutes, certificate 12)
This is a film that was always waiting to be made – about the passionate love affair between two literary icons of the first half of the 20th century, Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf. In 1922 Vita receives an invitation to a Bloomsbury gathering and meets Virginia for the first time. In modern parlance they hit it off and subsequently became lovers and life-long friends. Their friendship overcame social boundaries, Virginia’s mental health struggles and Vita’s recklessness, and they would never be the same again without each other. The film stars Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki in the title roles ably supported by Isabella Rossellini as Lady Sackville and Rupert Penry-Jones as Harold Nicolson.
The film is showing at Rye Community Centre and costs £5 (7pm start, doors open 6:30pm).
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The Film Club wishes you a happy and peaceful 2020.