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Big Eyes

This biopic tells the story of Margaret Keane, the American painter who was known for her pop art paintings of children with large doe eyes.

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A lovingly crafted, uncommonly astute look at gender roles in American families.

Big Eyes is based on the true story of Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz), who was one of the most successful painters of the 1950s and early 1960s. The artist earned staggering notoriety by revolutionizing the commercialization and accessibility of popular art with his enigmatic paintings of waifs with big eyes. The truth would eventually be discovered though: Keane's art was actually not created by him at all, but by his wife, Margaret (Amy Adams). The Keanes, it seemed, had been living a lie that had grown to gigantic proportions. Big Eyes centers on Margaret's awakening as an artist, the phenomenal success of her paintings, and her tumultuous relationship with her husband, who was catapulted to international fame while taking credit for her work.

Director
Tim Burton
Cast
Amy AdamsChristoph WaltzDanny HustonKrysten RitterJason SchwartzmanTerence StampJon PolitoJames SaitoDelaney RayeMadeleine ArthurFarryn VanHumbeckBrent ChapmanGabe KhouthPeter KelamisGuido FurlaniElisabetta FantoneEmily MaddisonDylan KingwellDeni DeLoryDesiree ZurowskiVincent GaleHeather DoerksenFred KeatingByron BertramEliza NorburyRyan BeilFrenchy GagneLeela SavastaLinda SatoTraci ToguchiFiona VroomJill MorrisonStephanie BennettAndrea BuckoEmily FondaAaron CravenLear HowardHeather Ireland
Country
USA
Language
English, French, Italian
Available
Oct 25 2016
Best Actress – Comedy or Musical (Amy Adams)
Golden Globe Awards

A lovingly crafted, uncommonly astute look at gender roles in American families.