The Wife

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The Wife


Raffertys Theatre


08 September - 23 September 2018

Event Type

Cinema Screening


Secrets lie between the lines.

Behind any great man, there’s always a greater woman. Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambition to support her charismatic, philandering husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his brilliant literary career. Their faithful pact reaches breaking point on the eve of his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The Wife is an emotional journey of self-discovery and liberation.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Unmissable.” – The Guardian

“Close wordlessly articulates “the tragedy” of generations of overlooked women.” – Vanity Fair

“[Glenn Close] gives one of the richest, most riveting and complicated performances of her career.” – The Hollywood Reporter

“I think I just saw the Best Actress Oscar.” – Peter Bradshaw

Classification: M – Coarse language and sexual references
Distributor: Icon Films

Dates & Times:
Saturday 8 September 2018 at 7pm
Friday 14 September 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday 23 September 2018 at 2:30pm


Ticket Options

Members Adult $12
Members Concession $9
Members 30 Club $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65


Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes (No interval)

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