Browsing Tag Vita Sackville West

Orlando

By at March 31, 2013 | 8:52 am | 0 Comment

Based on one of my favourite books, this film was well known for featuring the wonderful Quentin Crisp as Elizabeth I, just about the best casting EVER! A wonderful film that try's to encompass such a vast book in just 93 minutes. Dreamily shot and featuring a wonderful performance from a young Tilda Swinton. This book is based on the novel by Virginia Woolf, she referred

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Portrait Of A Marriage

By at March 30, 2013 | 9:36 am | 0 Comment

The BBC portrayal of the Nigel Nicholson book about the life and loves of his parents -, Vita Sackville West and Harold Nicholson. Our interest of course lies in the passionate affair that Vita had with Violet Trefusis. This affair scandalised the England of 1918. We thought this was a great adaption of the book, the characters are very much as you imagine them, the story

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