PREVIEW: The Artist’s Wife (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Lena Olin (The Unbearable Lightness of Being), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Juliet Rylance (A Dog’s Purpose), Avan Jogia (The Drowning), Tonya Pinkins (Enchanted), Catherine Curtin (The Half of It), Ravi Cabot-Conyers (Ode to Joy), Stefanie Powers (Gone with the West)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Tom Dolby (Last Weekend), director, writer, producer; Abdi Nazemian (The Quiet), writer, producer; Nicole Brending (Dollhouse: The Eradication of Female Subjectivity from American Popular Culture), writer;  Susanne Filkins (Call Me By Your Name) and Mike S. Ryan (Between Us), producers; Jeff Grace (Cold in July), composer; Ryan Earl Parker (Only Child), cinematographer; Gena Bleier (Starting Out in the Evening), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Claire (Olin) is married to renowned artist Richard Smythson (Dern), having formerly been a promising painter herself and is now living in the shadow of her husband’s more illustrious career. While preparing for a new exhibition, Richard is diagnosed with dementia, and now Claire must make a bold decision as to whether she must stand with her husband while also struggling to keep his diagnosis a secret, or finally use the opportunity to step into the spotlight herself…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

In this elegant and often heart-breaking drama, which contains strong echoes of the Oscar-nominated Glenn Close vehicle The Wife, expect lots of passionate humanity and some strong turns by the likes of veteran actors Lena Olin and Bruce Dern.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 30TH APRIL 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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