Woman in Gold
1 Hour 58 minutes – Drama – Rated PG-13
Director: Simon Curtis
Writer: Alexi Kaye Campbell, E. Randol Schoenberg
Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl
The film is based on the true story of the late Maria Altmann, an elderly Jewish refugee, living in Los Angeles who, together with her young lawyer, E. Randol Schoenberg, fought the government of Austria for almost a decade to reclaim Gustav Klimt’s iconic painting of her aunt, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, which was confiscated from her relatives by the Nazis in Vienna just prior to World War II.
The film was screened in the Berlinale Special Galas section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival