The Artist's Wife (2019)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama, Marriage Drama, Psychological Drama, Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 25, 2020 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Maggie Sadler

When noteworthy abstract artist Richard Smythson (Bruce Dern) receives an Alzheimer's diagnosis, his wife Claire (Lena Olin) steps in to ensure the completion of his last works as his final art show rapidly approaches. As Claire becomes more involved in her ailing husband's creative process, she learns the true meaning of fortitude as well as what she is willing to sacrifice for love. Written and directed by Tom Dolby. Co-starring Juliet Rylance and Avan Jogia.

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abstract-art, Alzheimer's-Disease, artist, dementia, disease, husband-and-wife, mid-life-crisis, painting, self-discovery, terminal-illness, wife