The Artist's Wife

Alzheimer's Association presents an exclusive screening of “The Artist's Wife”

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Claire (Lena Olin) lives a quiet domestic life in the Hamptons as the wife of celebrated artist Richard Smythson (Bruce Dern). Once a promising painter herself, Claire now lives in the shadow of her husband’s illustrious career. While preparing work for his final show, Richard’s moods become increasingly erratic, and he is diagnosed with dementia. As his memory and behavior deteriorate, she shields his condition from the art community while trying to reconnect him with his estranged daughter and grandson from a previous marriage. Challenged by the loss of her world as she knew it, Claire must now decide whether to stand with Richard on the sidelines or step into the spotlight herself.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    95 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Tom Dolby
  • Screenwriter
    Tom Dolby Nicole Brending Abdi Nazemian
  • Producer
    Mike S. Ryan Susanne Filkins Tom Dolby Abdi Nazemian
  • Cast
    Lena Olin Bruce Dern Juliet Rylance Avan Jogia Stefanie Powers