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Film: "Maudie"

Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke star in this inspiring true story of the Canadian folk artist, which delighted audiences at Telluride last year.

Friday, August 18, 2017
7:00pm-9:00pm
Visual Arts Center 104 Loew Auditorium
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Films
Fee required. Tickets required.

Stunted early on in childhood by the effects of acute arthritis and a repressed, poverty-stricken family, Maude Lewis somehow taught herself to become one of Canada’s most beloved folk artists. Sally Hawkins is utterly convincing with her portrayal of Maude’s tenacity, eccentricity and singular humor. Ethan Hawke employs his trademark charm as a gruff, inarticulate fish peddler with severe anger-management issues. Theirs is a curious, tender romance born of desperation, need and luck. Director Aisling Walsh tells the story with fitting simplicity, using minimal locations and characters and transforming the bleak landscapes of Nova Scotia as windows into Maude’s imaginative world, as she continues her ever-challenging process of self-discovery. D: Aisling Walsh, Canada, 2017, 1h 55m

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