The Wife

The Wife
  • 2017
  • Sweden / UK / US
  • 1h 40min
  • Directed by: Björn Runge
  • Cast: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater,

Joan (Close) is travelling to Stockholm with her novelist husband Joe (Pryce), who’s to receive the Nobel Prize. This adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel is built around a magnificently contained and alert performance from Close, bristling with resentment in the shadow of her needy husband.

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The Wife

24 Sep 20184 stars

Glenn Close is magnificent in a gripping marital discord drama, co-starring Jonathan Pryce

The tradition of thanking one's spouse when accepting an accolade becomes quite the provocation in this gripping marital discord drama, adapted by Emmy-winning writer Jane Anderson from Meg Wolitzer's novel. Built around a magnificently contained…

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