• Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)

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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women

Release Date: October 13th, 2017

DVD Release Date: January 30th, 2018

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

If behind every great man is a great woman, then Harvard psychologist and inventor Dr. William Moulton Marston has the good fortune of having two -- his wife Elizabeth and their mutual lover Olive Byrne. In addition to helping him perfect the lie detector test, the two women also inspire him to create one of the greatest female superheroes of all time -- the beloved comic book character Wonder Woman.

Cast: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton, Monica Giordano, JJ Feild, Chris Conroy, Oliver Platt

Director: Angela Robinson

Genres: Historical drama , Biography

Production Co: Stage 6 Films, Topple Productions, Boxspring Entertainment

Distributors: Annapurna Pictures

Keywords: Wife , Emotional , Marriage , Transformation , Forbidden love , 1940s , House , Love , Passionate , Inspiring

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Deborah YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    Many rough edges are smoothed by the strong acting and well-done tech work. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Professor Marston & the Wonder Women stands head, shoulders, boots, tiara and lasso above many independent films of the moment. See it and you’ll come away with a new appreciation for the polywonder of creativity. show more

  • 70
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    In a way, though, Robinson’s less-edgy aesthetic is even more subversive than graphic sexuality. By treating the Marstons’ lovemaking the same way arthouse movies have treated heterosexual couples for decades, she refuses to portray them as aberrant or abnormal. show more

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