Rent Mrs. Lowry and Son (2019)

3.4 of 5 from 96 ratings
1h 28min
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Synopsis:
The film paints the relationship between L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall), one of Britain's most iconic artists, and his mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave), with whom he lived until her death. We see Lowry in the beginnings of his career, as he yearns for his work to be appreciated in London. However, his disdainful mother actively tries to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions. At the same time, the film explores how Elizabeth is the very reason Lowry paints anything at all, as he desperately seeks to create something, anything, which will make her happy.
This powerful yet humorous story imagines the impact this obsessive mother and son relationship had on the great artist.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , , , Laurence Mills, Kíla Lord Cassidy, Rose Noble, Jennifer Banks, Giselle Cullinane,
Directors:
Producers:
Debbie Gray
Writers:
Martyn Hesford
Aka:
Mrs Lowry & Son
Studio:
Vertigo
Genres:
British Films, Drama, New Releases, Special Interest
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
20/01/2020
Run Time:
88 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Exclusive 'Looking at Lowry' Gallery Tour with Timothy Spall
BBFC:
Release Date:
20/01/2020
Run Time:
91 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Exclusive 'Looking at Lowry' Gallery Tour with Timothy Spall

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Reviews (5) of Mrs. Lowry and Son

Matchstick Men - Mrs. Lowry and Son review by JD

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25/01/2020

I love the paintings of LSLowery and this movie is very well acted. Timothy Spall is one of your favourite’s.

Sadly the movie only explores the close relationship of mother and son whereas I wold have loved to see how his career developed.

Worth a look. 

2 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

Narrow Window into the Life of LS Lowry - Mrs. Lowry and Son review by AA

Spoiler Alert
01/02/2020

Interesting film centring of the last years of Mrs Lowry's life and the hold she had over LS until her demise.  Hopefully how he blossomed after her death will be the subject of another film?

1 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

A bit slow but well acted - Mrs. Lowry and Son review by AL

Spoiler Alert
16/02/2020

Very well acted, but extremely slow. Would have been nice to have seen a little more of his art work, what gave him the inspiration and what happened when his career took off.

1 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

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