The Wife Movie

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Who's Involved:

Glenn Close, Christian Slater, Harry Lloyd, Max Irons, Bjorn Runge, Jonathan Pryce, Jane Anderson, Annie Starke, Meg Wolitzer

Release Date:

Friday, August 3, 2018 (New York / Los Angeles)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) is a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty – the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humor. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises and Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan's coup de grace is to confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career. THE WIFE is a poignant, funny and emotional journey; a celebration of womanhood, self-discovery and liberation.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Wife

A look at the The Wife behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Bjorn Runge last directed Let Me Count the Ways. The film's writer Jane Anderson last wrote The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio.

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Production: What we know about The Wife

Filming Timeline

On or about October 2, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 17, 2014, the film was in Development status.

Production is scheduled to begin in winter/spring 2015.

The Wife Release Date: When was it released?

The Wife was released in 2018 on Friday, August 3, 2018 (New York / Los Angeles release). There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including Disney's Christopher Robin, The Darkest Minds and The Spy Who Dumped Me.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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