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The Invisible Woman 2012 12

111 mins United Kingdom Director. Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes brings to life a hidden chapter from the life of Charles Dickens – his thirteen-year affair with Nelly Ternan. Fiennes both directs and stars in Abi Morgan’s moving adaptation of Claire Tomalin’s book, which sensitively depicts a hitherto underplayed factor of Dickens’ great career, as he strives to keep secret an affair with a woman twenty-seven years his junior (played by Felicity Jones). It was a subterfuge that would affect the tenor of his much of his later work.

Fiennes elegantly mounts an intelligent and adult biopic that features some exceptional performances, not least from Fiennes himself in the lead role, which he had to be persuaded to adopt having originally only signed on as director.

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Directed by

Ralph Fiennes

Featuring

Joanna Scanlan

Tom Hollander

Kristin Scott Thomas

Felicity Jones

Ralph Fiennes

Genres

Historical drama Biopic

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Certificate

12 moderate sex, moderate sex references

Released

2012

Country

United Kingdom

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