Maudie (2016)

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1h 52min Not released
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Synopsis:
1930's rural Nova Scotia. Maud Dowley, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, smokes heavily to deal with the pain. Because of her unusual gait from the arthritis, she is often mistaken as a stupid, incapable woman, that perception which does make her feel stupid and incapable. That view is held by her surviving family, her brother Charlie and her Aunt Ida with who she lives. After an action by Charlie, Maud decides to seek some independence, she the only applicant for a posted job as housekeeper for brusque Everett Lewis, a poor fish seller. Despite not wanting to hire a cripple which only adds to their antagonism, Maud negotiates to get the job for room and board.
Their antagonistic relationship ends up including Everett exacting beatings on Maud whenever she doesn't do what he wants. To keep herself happy, Maud begins to paint the interior of the house with happy pictures and paint similar pictures on small cards, these folk art pictures how she wants to see the world.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , , David Feehan, Nik Sexton, Judy Hancock, , Brian Marler, Denise Sinnott, Tom Dunne, Lisa Machin, Erin Mick, Kate Ross, Hudson Wentzell
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Maud
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Special Interest
Countries:
Ireland, Drama, Romance, Special Interest
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Release Date:
Not released
Run Time:
112 minutes
BBFC:
Release Date:
Not released
Run Time:
1116 minutes

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