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Maudie
01 February 2023
  Rating 12A

Canada/Ireland (2016) 116 minutes
Director: Aisling Walsh

Based on a true story, Maudie is an unlikely romance set in 1930s Nova Scotia in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Aspiring artist Maudie spends her life battling rheumatoid arthritis, but when discovered, her colourful paintings establish her as one of Canada’s most iconic artists. With Hawkins at her engaging best in a rare leading role, and Hawke bringing humanity to an initially difficult character, Maudie is a moving exploration of a fascinating life.

Canadian Screen Awards 2016 – Winner of seven awards