W.E. Poster

Release Date: December 9th, 2011

DVD Release Date: May 1st, 2012

R|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Dissatisfied with the way her own life is playing out, New York-based Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish) becomes obsessed with the romance between American divorcee Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough) and England's Edward VIII (James D'Arcy) when Sotheby's holds an auction of the royal couple's belongings. Wally is especially drawn to Wallis' side of the story, and as certain events transpire in her life, the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur.

Cast: Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, Oscar Isaac, Richard Coyle, David Harbour, James Fox, Judy Parfitt

Director: Madonna

Genres: Romance, Drama, Historical drama

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: 1990s, Forbidden love, Offbeat, 1950s, 1930s, Husband, London

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Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Costume Design