Name: The Invisible Woman
Running Time (minutes): 111
Description: In the 1850s, Ellen Ternan is a minimally talented actress who catches the eye of the hailed British author, Charles Dickens. Bored with his intellectually unstimulating wife, Dickens takes the educated Ellen has his mistress with the cooperation of her mother. What follows is a stormy relationship with this literary giant who provides her with a life few women of her time can enjoy. Yet, Ellen is equally revolted by Charles’ emotional cruelty and determination to keep her secret. In that conflict, Ellen must judge her own role in her life and decide if the price she pays is bearable.
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas
Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance
Fairly good. Really liked Joanna Scanlan’s performance and finally got interested in Charles Dickens. Score was functional, but just a piano and a string quartet isn’t really my thing.