Maudie

Maudie

DVD - 2017
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Based on a true story, the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis and reclusive fishmonger Everett Lewis.
Publisher: Culver City, CA :, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,, [2017]
Edition: Spanish, English, Mandarin, Thai, Portuguese subtitled version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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tomato Jun 13, 2018

Enjoyed this thoroughly, as I enjoyed her art when I saw it in Nova Scotia.

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Arwinstein
Jun 05, 2018

I loved this odd little love story. Two somewhat outcasts of society who are brought together by tough circumstances and they manage to craft an interesting life together. I thought their relationship was unusual and I love that the movie explored that. I was intrigued by the husband who was not that great a guy but she managed to bring out the best in him and towards the end I started to like him, warts and all.

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PatEe
May 28, 2018

This movie plods along like an old horse. However the story is excellent and so is the acting. They could have cut a half hour out of it and it would have been way better.

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JohnDunham
May 23, 2018

Great movie! Well acted. Loved all the Newfoundland scenery ( even though the story is based in Nova Scotia ).

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movie20
May 20, 2018

Sally Hawkins did a great job portraying Maud Lewis. Ethan Hawke did a great job playing opposite her. Such a strange man. I hope she actually did soften him up in real life, as portrayed in the movie.

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dylankemp
May 13, 2018

Stunning acting. Interesting movie.

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Punnoval
May 11, 2018

This movie is a Maud-lin abomination. The hack director (Aisling Walsh) plays fast and loose with the actual events in order to maximize the bathos.
I must say, the choice of Linklater lunkhead (Ethan Hawke) was true to form - wooden acting to the nth degree. There are bad actors in Canada - couldn't another be just as cruddy?
The no shame award goes to Michael Timmins for the irritating tinkly-poo soundtrack. Cowboy Junkies were a mildly interesting band in the 80's. It appears as if they are on mighty hard times as no one with any self worth would commit to this concoction.

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misatim
May 05, 2018

Sally Hawkins is amazing actor. The sets are perfect, the supporting actors are great. Take the time to watch this film, it is worth it.

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LawyerLady
Mar 29, 2018

Sally Hawkins once again proves why she is the best actress in the industry right now. Brilliant performance.... moving, heartfelt, optimistic, incredibly sad, and beautiful. What a great story about a person many of us have not heard much about. Well deserved film, I wish more people saw it! Highly recommend

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steve1111
Mar 20, 2018

Brilliant little movie. No wonder this film cleaned up at the Canadian Film awards. It's too bad films about Canadians can't be acted by them. Again we see leads from other countries (in this case England and the US as well as an Irish director), however a great film is exactly that regardless. It's refreshing to see something approximating real life produced by the film industry these days. For viewers who enjoy sex, violence, super-hero action etc etc take a pass on Maudie!

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Oct 30, 2017

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cbx4evr
Feb 12, 2018

The whole of life already framed - right there.

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