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W.E.

by Madonna

synopsis

The mysterious connection across decades between two women confronting the consequences of desire. Caught in a loveless Manhattan marriage, abused and frustrated Wally obsesses over Wallis Simpson, the stylish American divorcee who captured the heart of Edward VIII who abdicated the throne as King of England. As the Duchess of Windsor, Wallis spends the rest of her life in the glare of celebrity exile. Inspired by the Duchess’ determination to pursue love in the face of social exile, Wally escapes into the arms of another man whose love sets her free.

international title: W.E.
original title: W.E.
country: United Kingdom
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Madonna
film run: 115'
release date: IE 20/01/2012, UK 20/01/2012, EE 17/02/2012, NO 09/03/2012, GR 15/03/2012, SE 16/03/2012, NL 22/03/2012, BE 18/04/2012, DK 19/04/2012, FI 27/04/2012,IT 08/06/2012, FR 09/05/2012, DE 21/06/2012, AT 22/06/2012
cast: Andrea Riseborough, Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Oscar Isaac
cinematography by: Hagen Bogdanski
film editing: Danny Tull
art director: Martin Childs
costumes designer: Arianne Phillips
music: Abel Korzeniowski
producer: Kris Thykier, Colin Vaines, Sara Zambreno
production: Semtex Film
distributor: Kinepolis Film Distribution, Dutch FilmWorks, Archibald Entreprise Film SRL, SF Studios Finland Oy, Pretty Pictures, Senator Filmverleih
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