The Wife (15) at Ely Cinema-evening
Enjoy this superb adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel of long suffering spouse who hits her breaking point. A tour-de-force performance from Glen Close.
Director: Björn Runge.
Stars: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons.
Joan Castleman has spent forty years sacrificing her dreams to support her charismatic husband Joe and his literary career. After a lifetime of uneven compromises, Joan and Joe’s marriage has reached the moment of truth. On the eve of Joe’s Nobel Prize for Literature, Joan confronts the biggest sacrifice of her life and the biggest secret of his career. Strong language, sex references.