Friday, September 28 – 7 pm /
Saturday, September 29 – 4 & 7:30 pm /
Sunday, September 30 – 4 & 7:30 pm /
Wednesday, October 3 – 7 pm /
and Thursday, October 4 – 7 pm.
After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce) are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man’s Wife. Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work. Joe’s literary star has blazed since he and Joan first met in the late 1950. The Wife interweaves the story of the couple’s youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later—a lifetime’s shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love. [Sony Pictures Classics]
Insider’s tip: “It is a smart, supremely watchable and entertaining film, and Close gives a wonderful star turn” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian). Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic, adds: “A compelling film, and an excruciatingly entertaining one.” David Hughes, Empire: “Close gives a performance that demands the Oscar voters consider her for a seventh time, and with Pryce matching her barb for barb, this is a heavyweight piece of theatre that grips whenever they’re on screen.”