Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Synopsis: Sexually adventurous Cristina and her friend Vicky, who is bright but cautious, holiday in Barcelona where they meet the celebrated and wholly seductive painter, Juan Antonio. Vicky is not about to dive into a sexual adventure being committed to her forthcoming marriage. But Cristina is immediately captivated by Juan Antonio's free spirit and his romantic allure is enhanced when she hears the delicious details of his divorce from fellow artist, the tempestuous Maria Elena.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Woody Allen
Production: The Weinstein Co.
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 53 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min

Vicky and Cristina decided. spend the summer in Barcelona.

Vicky was completing her master's. Catalan Identity...

...which she had become

interested in through.

...her great affection for

the architecture of Gaudi.

Cristina, who spent the

last six months writing...

...directing and acting in...

...a 12-minute film which

she then hated...

...had just broken up with

yet another boyfriend...

...and longed for a change of scenery.

Everything fell into place

when a distant relative.

...of Vicky's family

who lived in Barcelona...

...offered to put both girls up

for July and August.

The two had been

close since college.

...and shared the same tastes.

...and opinions on most matters.

Yet when it came

to the subject of love... would be hard to find.

...two more dissimilar


Vicky had no tolerance for pain.

...and no lust for combat.

She was grounded and realistic.

Her requirements in a man.

were seriousness and stability.

She had become engaged to.

Doug because he was decent

and successful...

...and understood the beauty

of commitment.

Yeah, I miss you, too.

Cristina, on the other hand...

...expected something very

different out of love.

She reluctantly accepted

suffering as. inevitable component

of deep passion...

...and was resigned to putting.

...her feelings at risk.

If you asked what she was gambling

her emotions on to win...

...she would have been unable to say.

She knew what she didn't want,


And that was exactly what Vicky

valued above all else.

- You're Vicky.

- Yes, yes.

You're so grown up.

It's been a while.

It's great to see you.

Welcome to Barcelona.

Cristina, I'm Judy.

This is your room.

I put you together.

Judy, thank you so much

for having me here.

It was so last-minute

and you don't know me at all.

To include me is so sweet of you.

It's so nice to have

a little action around here.

It's been so quiet since

Arthur went off to college.

After the girls unpacked

and Judy's husband, Mark... home from the golf course,

lunch was served.

We have a beautiful home.

We've really come

to love it.

He makes friends with anybody a

nd speaks the language... he was like, "Whee!"

You learned just fine.

What do you do, Cristina?

I am currently at liberty.

Come on.

She made a film.

- How exciting.

- It was 12 minutes.

What was it about?


It was about why love is

so hard to define.

That's a mighty big subject

to handle in 12 minutes.

Vicky, you're getting

your master's in...

Yeah, my master's

in Catalan Identity.

What do you plan

on doing with that?

I don't know.

Maybe teaching, maybe curating.

You don't have to do something.

She's marrying this

wonderful man in the fall.

...and all her conflicts

will be resolved...

...when he makes her pregnant.

Now that Judy's decided

your future...

To your summer in Barcelona.



In the days that followed...

Vicky and Cristina drank

in the artistic.

...treasures of the city.

They particularly enjoyed

the works of Gaudi and Miro.

Once, Mark and Judy invited

Vicky and Cristina. go sailing with them

on Mark's boat.

With Cristina in mind,

Mark and Judy asked along.

...the son of one

of his business partners... eligible young man Mark

thought she might like.

My dream is to accumulate

enough wealth, sail off. an island and spend

my days snorkeling.

I'm actually

a snorkeling nut.

Have you ever snorkeled before?


Charles and Cristina.

were not a match

made in heaven.

Vicky, meanwhile,

Rate this script:(3.50 / 2 votes)

Woody Allen

Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, and playwright, whose career spans more than six decades. more…

All Woody Allen scripts | Woody Allen Scripts

FAVORITE (2 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018

Discuss this script with the community:



    Translate and read this script in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)


    Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:


    "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 7 Mar. 2021. <>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

    Watch the movie trailer

    Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    The Marketplace:

    Sell your Script !

    Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!

    The Studio:

    ScreenWriting Tool

    Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.