The Wife (15)

Behind any great man, there's always a greater woman - and you're about to meet her.

Joan Castleman is a highly intelligent, striking beauty and the perfect devoted wife. For forty years she has sacrificed her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humour.

Until, on the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan reaches her breaking point.

 

Directed by Björn Runge

Cast includes Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, Max Irons, Elizabeth McGoven

 

"With Glenn Close in the lead role, it's... unexpectedly poignant and powerful" TORONTO STAR

"[Close's] performance is a series of Russian dolls, nested within one another. Underneath the bland smiles, we find resentment and pain over her deferred ambition, but below that, something altogether steelier" SUNDAY TIMES

"In The Wife, Close gives a performance of such devastating delicacy you can't take your eyes off her" THE MAIL ON SUNDAY

"Easily one of my favourite dramas of the year. I was enthralled to the very last second" THE SUN

"Pryce is on fearless form... While Close is ineffably good" THE TIMES

"The glittering, frozen quality of [Close's] performance is as mesmeric as it is mysterious" THE TELEGRAPH

"A heavyweight piece of theatre that grips" EMPIRE

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