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Mr. Turner

Release Date: December 19th, 2014

R|2 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (Timothy Spall) lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper (Dorothy Atkinson) bears an unrequited love for him.

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Genres: Docudrama, Biography

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • Leigh embraces the contradictions in Turner. And in tandem with cinematographer Dick Pope, a master of light, he shows us the world as Turner sees it. The effect is harsh and ravishing. Leigh's beauty of a movie touches the heart not by sentimental gush but by the amplitude of its art.​ show more

  • When we peruse this movie, we see a superb evocation of Turner’s latter years, during the first half of the 19th century, and a performance that’s symphonic in the sweep of its eccentricities, vivid in the spectrum of its passions. show more

  • Mr. Turner is no barrel of laughs. It's a barrel of life - an extraordinary one. show more

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