Succeeds in telling a story that's interesting.
|Woman in Gold took an interesting story and just told it. Which is all it needs to do because it is interesting. Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) is a Jewish refugee who fled from Austria during World War II and since built a life for herself in California. After the death of her sister, Maria discovers letters from her Aunt detailing their family's rightful ownership of several Gustav Klimt paintings stolen by the Nazis, including the famous portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, simply known as the Woman in Gold.||2015 |
Directed by: Simon Curtis
Screenplay by: Alexi Kaye Campbell
Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds