Woman in Gold

Woman in Gold

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Woman in Gold

Ryan Reynolds, Katie Holmes, Daniel Brühl and Oscar-winner Helen Mirren star in this true legal drama centred on Holocaust refugee Maria Altman (Mirren). Altman took the Austrian government to court in order to secure artworks - works by symbolist painter Gustav Klimt - that belonged to her family but were stolen by the Nazis in World War II. From the director of My Week with Marilyn.

2015Rating: M, Infrequent coarse language109 minsUSA, UK
DramaTrue Story & Biography
93%
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

This is manufactured sentiment, less interested in provoking thought than in manipulating emotion...

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Redeemed by a vital central performance – and some vivid flashbacks.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

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The stuff of a workmanlike true-life drama, spoon-feeding its audience a steady diet of speeches and schmaltz.

3.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

The film seems to think the mere presence of Mirren as a wisecracking widow will be enough for us to forgive it a multitude of sins.

2.0
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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

[Pushes] too hard and too forcefully, laying on schmaltz where none is needed.

2.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

This is a stodgy crusade-for-justice drama, directed and written with minimal flair.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Even with a starry cast, the stirring true story is this drama’s standout feature.

4.0
0

MMM I'm going to see this movie tomorrow, and after reading the reviews I am anticipating a film well worth the watching. I am a fan of Helen Mirren, her performances have never disappointed and with this type of vehicle I have the feeling she will put in another good one. So, I'm in for a treat, Good movie well acted.

0

The adaptation is too plain for being as much identical to the actual event as possible. Thus the plot is lacking here. Luckily two leads have some odd kind of chemistry.

3.0
0

Telling a story based on fact seems always to add to its ability to keep a watcher involved. This was a good example of that. It may be the acting and some aspects could be subject to minor criticism, but would certainly recommend going. that wouldbe theviews of all those I heard talking about it after too.

4.0
0

This is a great tale - caught ever so briefly on film. I have to ask how one could portray such a story on film-there was so much that could have been expanded on, we failed to hear about her beloved husband - as so much of the story was about family. The court scenes although brief could have been more enthralling. This was a good movie, a good cast of...

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

This is manufactured sentiment, less interested in provoking thought than in manipulating emotion...

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Redeemed by a vital central performance – and some vivid flashbacks.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

The stuff of a workmanlike true-life drama, spoon-feeding its audience a steady diet of speeches and schmaltz.

3.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

The film seems to think the mere presence of Mirren as a wisecracking widow will be enough for us to forgive it a multitude of sins.

2.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

[Pushes] too hard and too forcefully, laying on schmaltz where none is needed.

2.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

This is a stodgy crusade-for-justice drama, directed and written with minimal flair.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Even with a starry cast, the stirring true story is this drama’s standout feature.

4.0
0

MMM I'm going to see this movie tomorrow, and after reading the reviews I am anticipating a film well worth the watching. I am a fan of Helen Mirren, her performances have never disappointed and with this type of vehicle I have the feeling she will put in another good one. So, I'm in for a treat, Good movie well acted.

0

The adaptation is too plain for being as much identical to the actual event as possible. Thus the plot is lacking here. Luckily two leads have some odd kind of chemistry.

3.0
0

Telling a story based on fact seems always to add to its ability to keep a watcher involved. This was a good example of that. It may be the acting and some aspects could be subject to minor criticism, but would certainly recommend going. that wouldbe theviews of all those I heard talking about it after too.

4.0
0

This is a great tale - caught ever so briefly on film. I have to ask how one could portray such a story on film-there was so much that could have been expanded on, we failed to hear about her beloved husband - as so much of the story was about family. The court scenes although brief could have been more enthralling. This was a good movie, a good cast of...

3.0
0