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.
Sally Hawkins' name was the first one director Aisling Walsh wrote down to play the lead role. She says of Hawkins, "Sally can transform herself utterly when she takes on a role. She becomes it. That has been one of the most incredible things about this project."
A window. I love a window. A bird, whizzin' by. Bumblebee.
Maud Lewis: It's always different. The whole of life. The whole of life already framed. Right there.
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)
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