Tom & Viv
Tom & Viv (1994)

This romantic drama chronicles the tumultuous love affair between American poet T.S. Eliot and socialite Vivian Haigh-Wood. It is based on the 1984 play by Michael Hastings. Eliot met Vivian in 1914 while he was still a student at Merton… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 2, 1994
DVD Release Date: April 8, 2003
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sheila Johnston
Independent (UK)

An amount of telescoping is inevitable in a story which spans 32 years, but you are left with the feeling that the film has cunningly leapfrogged over key events you would have liked to see.

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Emanuel Levy

Miranda Richardson gives a distinguished, Oscar-nominated performance as poet T.S. Eliot's first, troubled wife in this disappointing and superficial biopic.

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Michael Dequina

An uninvolving, pretentious bore.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
This is a biopic of the life of poet T.S. Eliot (Tom) and Vivian Haigh-Wood, and their lives together. There are just so many things that deter excitement when… More
Leo L
Robert C
An great film. An amazing cast. A tragic love story.
John Ballantine
Sometimes biopics get lost and this is another prime example of one. Eliot's charm on the page is not translated into an interesting character despite the… More