• The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

by Will Sharpe Gala Premieres

Victorian London: eccentric painter Louis Wain cares for his five sisters and mother after the death of their father. While he tries his hand as a freelance artist, two events change his life: Meeting Emily, the love of his life, and adopting Peter, a stray kitten. They become both his family and his inspiration. Louis begins painting extraordinary cat pictures that make him famous beyond the borders of his homeland. Director Will Sharpe's charming biopic is dedicated to an inspiring man who always looked at the world in a unique way. The two exceptional British actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy shine in the lead roles.

  • Genre: Biopic
  • Country, Year: USA, UK, 2021
  • Runtime: 111 Min
  • Languages: English
  • Subtitles: German, French
  • Director: Will Sharpe
  • Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough, Toby Jones, Sharon Rooney
  • Screenplay: Simon Stephenson, Will Sharpe
  • Cinematography: Erik Wilson
  • Editor: Selina Macarthur
  • Producers: Adam Ackland, Ed Clarke, Leah Clarke, Guy Heeley, Daniel Battsek, Ron Halpern, Didier Lupfer, Dan MacRae, Ollie Madden, Julia Oh, Simon Stephenson, Donald Sabourin
  • Production Companies: Amazon Studios, Film 4, Shoebox Films, StudioCanal International, SunnyMarch
  • Swiss Distribution: Elite Film AG
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