The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (12A)
Sat 20 Jan 2024
£8* Standard | £5* Student / Under 25s | £5* Studio 74 Members & Gallery visitors
Artist’s Choice Film Screening
This film is presented as part of James Paddock‘s exhibition, Life could be done so much better.
Dir. Will Sharpe
111 mins | 2022 | France, UK, USA
Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough, Toby Jones
Narrated by Olivia Colman
The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public’s perception of cats forever.
Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unlock the “electrical” mysteries of the world and, in so doing, to better understand his own life and the profound love he shared with his wife Emily Richardson (Claire Foy).
∆ BBFC Rating Details:
Rated 12 – infrequent strong language