The Electric Life Of Louis Wain
London-born Benedict Cumberbatch brilliantly animates the idiosyncratic Edwardian artist Louis Wain, with support from an impeccable UK-heavy cast including Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough and Toby Jones. Directed and co-written by fine British talent, Will Sharpe, and co-produced by three UK companies, including Film4, this lively Olivia Colman-narrated drama is not to be missed.
This whimsical biopic about eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch) - who became famous for his surreal and playful paintings of cats - explores his life in the late 19th and early 20th Century. The film offers insight into his artistic evolution, struggles with mental illness, and the profound love he had for his wife (Claire Foy).