Maudie

Without love, there is no purpose.


Maudie
This unlikely romance is based on a true story. A reclusive man hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie to be his housekeeper. She is bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and desperately wants to create art. Unexpectedly, her employer finds himself falling in love. We follow his efforts to protect himself from being hurt, Maudie’s deep and abiding love for this difficult man and her surprising rise to fame as a folk painter.

115 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Drug abuse).
Biographical, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Ethan Hawke, Sally Hawkins, Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose, Billy MacLellan
Director
Aisling Walsh
ScreenplaySherry White
MusicMichael Timmins
CinematographyGuy Godfree
EditingStephen O'Connell
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2016
Produced byH Is 4 Productions, Landscape Entertainment, Painted House Films, Parallel Film Productions, Rink Rat Productions, Screen Door, Small Shack Productions, Solo Productions, Storyscape Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreRomantic drama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for some thematic content and brief sexuality.
Runtime115
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
2
Sex
2
Language
2
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Geoffrey MacNab quote iconA folk movie about an unlikely artist.
15
Metacritic.com
35 critics
13
Rottentomatoes critics
106 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconMaudie’s talented cast -- particularly Sally Hawkins in the title role -- breathe much-needed depth into a story that only skims the surface of a fascinating life and talent.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
14
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconStrong acting in inspiring biopic of Canadian folk artist.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
11 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
4583 users
18
IMDB
965 Netizens
15
The Movie DB
Community
15

Average .. 76%

15

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