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W.E.

MPAA Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes (118 minutes)

Rated R for some domestic violence, nudity and language.

Genres: Drama, Romance

Why

Madonna??

Why?

2.5 out of 5

Audience Ratings for W.E.

24.0%
85 Ratings
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Plot Summary

Madonna's W.E. is a beautifully crafted, passionate tale about the search for true love in the modern world, viewed through the prism of one of history's most fabled romances. The year is 1998, and Manhattan is abuzz with anticipation about the upcoming auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. But the auction is far more than a diversion for Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish), a transplanted Southerner trapped in an unhappy and abusive marriage. Transfixed by the exquisite artifacts of the Windsors' lives, Wally becomes obsessed with the love story of Wallis Simspon (Andrea Riseborough), the chic, charismatic American who captured the heart of King Edward VIII (James D'Arcy). As she learns more about the sacrifices Wallis made in choosing to be with Edward, Wally finds the courage to follow her own heart and create her own happiness.

Critics Reviews for W.E.

The question that needs to be asked about Madonna's "W.E." is why?
Critic Score: 2/5

February 3, 2012 Full Review
David Germain
Associated Press

For Madonna, what better symbol than a vanity mirror for her vanity project - both are stylish and both reflect nothing more than their own emptiness.
Critic Score: 2/5

February 3, 2012 Full Review
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

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