Invisible Woman

A romance about stolen liberties in a repressed moment, this pulses with passion and purpose.

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The Invisible Woman

Nelly (Felicity Jones), a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes), with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.

Dickens - famous, controlling and emotionally isolated within his success - falls for Nelly, who comes from a family of actors. The theatre is a vital arena for Dickens - a brilliant amateur actor - a man more emotionally coherent on the page or on stage, than in life. As Nelly becomes the focus of Dickens' passion and his muse, for both of them secrecy is the price, and for Nelly a life of "invisibility."

"A revelatory performance by Felicity Jones is the chief but hardly only virtue of Ralph Fiennes' impressively crafted Dickens tale." (Scott Foundas, Variety)

An Oscar nominee for Best Costume Design.

*TIFF 2013 Official Selection*
* NYFF 2013 Official Selection*
*Telluride FilmFestival 2013 Official Selection*
*AFI 2013 Official Selection*
R
Genre
Drama, Bio-pic
Runtime
111
Language
English
Director
Ralph Fiennes
Cast
Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Holland, Tom Burke, Perdita Weeks
FEATURED REVIEW
Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter

Period biographical dramas don’t come much better than The Invisible Woman, an exceptionally involving and credible portrayal of the “whispered” relationship Charles Dickens maintained with a much younger woman over the last 13 years of his life. A career high point for Ralph Fiennes as both an ...

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