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Woman in Gold (2015)

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Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.

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Simon Curtis
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Helen Mirren ... Maria Altmann
Ryan Reynolds ... Randy Schoenberg
Daniel Brühl ... Hubertus Czernin
Katie Holmes ... Pam Schoenberg
Tatiana Maslany ... Young Maria Altmann
Max Irons ... Fritz Altmann
Charles Dance ... Sherman
Antje Traue ... Adele Bloch-Bauer
Elizabeth McGovern ... Judge Florence Cooper
Jonathan Pryce ... Chief Justice Rehnquist
Frances Fisher ... Barbara Schoenberg
Moritz Bleibtreu ... Gustav Klimt
Tom Schilling ... Heinrich
Allan Corduner ... Gustav Bloch-Bauer
Henry Goodman ... Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer
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Maria Altmann (Dame Helen Mirren) sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis. Written by Elyse J. Factor

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Adele Block-Bauer died on January 24, 1925 of a sudden attack of meningitis at the age of forty-three. See more »

Goofs

A lawyer or plaintiff are not allowed to serve a summons/complaint, a person not involved in the case must do it, such as a process server. See more »

Quotes

Hubertus Czernin: It wasn't enough to rob your family and destroy it. No, your family had to be eradicated.
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Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) See more »

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Persuasion Theme
Written by Martin Phipps
Published by BDi Music Limited
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A triumphant journey
12 August 2015 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a old woman who moved to USA to escaped Nazi rule in Austria when she was young. She finds documentary proof in her late sister's belongings that several priceless paintings are stolen from her family, and are now in the possession of a state museum.

"Woman in Gold" is a beautiful film because it's a journey of three people working hard for a common goal for slightly different reasons. I'm impressed by the lawyer's enthusiasm in taking up Maria's case. He shows much dedication and professionalism. Maria's goal to take back the paintings is to keep memories alive, which is very touching. The atmosphere of the film is kept quite serious but not sombre, which is not easy for a film about the persecution of Jews. Overall, I think this film portrays a triumphant journey, and is very touching.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English | German | Hebrew

Release Date:

10 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,091,551, 5 April 2015

Gross USA:

$33,307,793

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,619,773
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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