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The Wife (Netflix) - recommended

(12 Posts)
Grannyknot Tue 21-May-19 13:57:21

Absolutely brilliant film. It caught my attention because Glenn Close received an award for it.

The story line is (very briefly) about an insufferable late middle age academic and author (actor is Jonathan Pryce) who wins the Nobel prize and his relationship with his wife and children. I can't remember when I last enjoyed a film so much.

The son in the film was so familiar to me, when I looked him up I realised why, he is in real life the son of Sinead Cusack and Jeremy Irons and he looks just like his mother.

J52 Tue 21-May-19 18:16:57

I saw it at the cinema and thoroughly enjoyed it. I might even watch again.

Jane43 Mon 27-May-19 22:26:24

I watched this yesterday evening and thought it was amazing. I really wish Glenn Close had won the academy award for her performance. Thank you for bringing it to my attention.

seacliff Mon 27-May-19 22:28:25

Oh thanks for the recommendation. I am looking forward to watching after all these great reviews.

Bathsheba Tue 28-May-19 06:52:01

Thanks for recommending - I shall be watching this for sure ☺️

Teetime Tue 28-May-19 10:12:24

This on my list for this week- glad you enjoyed it.

Happiyogi Tue 28-May-19 10:14:19

Thank you so much Grannyknot. I've been waiting (impatiently) for this to become available!

KatyK Tue 28-May-19 10:16:43

Thanks for the reminder. I'd like to see this

Floradora9 Tue 28-May-19 15:13:16

I bought it from Amazon Prime and have dowloaded it to watch on holiday .

joannapiano Tue 28-May-19 15:18:02

The book it is based on is rather good, too.

rosecarmel Tue 28-May-19 16:18:51

Awesome! Enough for me to want to seek out a group to discuss it!

Shirleyw Thu 30-May-19 21:18:55

oh great, thanks for that will take a look