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The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Will Sharpe | 2021 | 111 MINS
Examining the inspiration for his famous cat drawings, the film is a whimsical, warm, captivating, and entertaining biopic about the illustrator Louis Wain.

Date and Times

Thu 13 Jan
Auditorium (Soc.Dist)
Socially Distanced Screening
Thu 13 Jan

In Detail

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.

We follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unlock the "electrical" mysteries of the world and, in so doing, to better understand his own life and the profound love he shared with his wife Emily Richardson (Claire Foy).

Whimsical charm and heart-breaking tragedy achieve a life-affirming reconciliation while Benedict Cumberbatch gives one of his most memorable performances as a true English eccentric.

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