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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).


The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

UNITED KINGDOM || Drama || 2021 || 111′


Release Date (U.S.A.)October 22, 2021 (Theaters) || November 05, 2021 (Prime Video)
Rating ► [PG-13] Some thematic material and strong language.


Distributor ► Amazon


Directed by
Will Sharpe

Cast
Benedict Cumberbatch; Claire Foy; Andrea Riseborough; Toby Jones; Stacy Martin; Sharon Rooney; Hayley Squires;Aimee Lou Wood; Adeel Akhtar; Taika Waititi.

Written by
Simon Stephenson; Will Sharpe.
Story by Simon Stephenson.

Cinematography by
Erik Wilson

Music by
Arthur Sharpe


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