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Gemma Arterton and Eva Green have been cast in a movie about the lesbian romance between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West.

The film Vita & Virginia wil focus on the relationship between the Bloomsbury Group novelist Woolf and fellow writer/gardener Sackville-West.

Arterton will play Sackville-West while Green will take on the role of Woolf, according to The Guardian. The movie will be directed by Chanya Button and adapted from a play by Eileen Atkins.

Woolf was married to Leonard Woolf when she met Sackville-West, the wife of Harold Nicolson, in 1922. Their relationship continued into the early 1930s and inspired Woolf’s 1928 novel Orlando.