PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Romance
An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
Ethan Hawke based his character's grunting on a lobster fisherman he once knew.
Learned your lesson?
Maud Lewis: Do you want me here or don't you? H'm? 'Cause I'll go! I'll walk out right now! Well do you want me here or not? I'd like my pay, please. You haven't paid me yet, not once!
Despite the fact when in the hospital near the film's end, the year is 1970, there are shots of a modern doorknob, folder holder on the wall, and automatic door sensor.
A brief clip in the end credits shows the real Maud Lewis with husband, Everett, from a 1976 black and white short, "Maud Lewis: A World Without Shadows."
$69,085 (USA) (16 June 2017)
$6,170,998 (USA) (16 November 2017)