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WOMAN IN GOLD
Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Brühl.
Written by Alexi Kaye Campbell.
Directed by Simon Curtis.
Synopsis: Maria Altman sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II.
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Socioeconomic struggle writ large in every scene, The Riot Club feels as if it is trying too hard to make viewers hate the super rich. As if the pompous attitudes adopted by these young men (almost justifiable given their obscene wealth) is not enough to earn our scorn, Laura Wade’s adapted screenplay is packed with misogyny, violence, ignorance, and centuries of prominence-turned-sociopathy. 633 more words
Woman in Gold – Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) wants five paintings taken from her family by the Nazis to be returned to her. The Austrian government prefers to keep them, especially one known as the Woman in Gold, which is a painting of Maria’s Aunt Adele (Antje Traue). 140 more words