The Wife (2018)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 40 mins

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Joan Castleman, a highly intelligent beauty, is the perfect devoted wife. She has spent nearly forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe and his skyrocketing literary career. Their pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises. As she reaches the breaking point on the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, Joan must confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career.

Cast: Glenn Close, Johan Widerberg, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons

Crew: Bjorn Runge (Director), Ulf Brantas (Director of Photography), Jocelyn Pook (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India), 15 (Denmark)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 14 Feb 2019 (India), 06 Sep 2018 (Singapore), 27 Sep 2018 (United Arab Emirates), 27 Sep 2018 (United Kingdom), 17 Aug 2018 (United States)

Tagline: Secrets Lie Between the Lines

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as Joan Castleman
as Walter Bark
as Joe Castleman
as David Castleman
as Susannah Castleman
as Mrs. Lindelöf
as Young Joan Castleman
as Hotel Nurse
as Hotel Doctor
as Nathaniel Bone
as Elaine Mozell
as Carol Castleman
as Young Joe Castleman
as Nobel Hostess
as Arvid Engdahl
as Constance Finch
as Linnea
as Student
as White
as Smithie Girl Lorraine
as James Finch
as Hal Bowman
as Dusty Berkowitz
as Monica


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Secrets Lie Between the Lines
Behind any great man, there's always a greater woman
The actor who plays young Joan is actually the real life daughter of Glenn Close, Annie Starke.

The movie is based on the novel of the same name written by Meg Wolitzer.

The creation of this movie took nearly fourteen years.

When the film was originally announced, Frances McDormand, Logan Lerman, and Brit Marling were part of the cast, but had later dropped out of the project.

Glenn Close was nominated for the Academy Award for 'Best Leading Actress' category.