Director: Björn Runge

100 mins, UK-Sweden-USA, 2018, Digital

This film screened on Friday 25th & Wednesday 30th January 2019.

With her performance as the much put-upon wife Joan, behind a pompous Nobel prize-winning author, the Golden Globe nominated Glenn Close is deservedly back in the awards race. Travelling with her strutting husband (Jonathan Pryce) to become the Laureate, Joan is ever supportive, while secretly beginning to question the choices she has made to enable his success. Close is marvellous, stoic and measured, we see her transform from early ambivalence to her own career, to rage when she realises the truth.

Wild Strawberries is our film club for over 55s. Tickets: €4.45 including regular tea/coffee before the event. If you happen to look younger, please don’t take offence if we ask your age.

Notes by Alicia McGivern

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