The Wife

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Title The Wife

Year 2017

Director Björn Runge

GenreDrama

Top 6 Quotes of “The Wife” Movie

“- Elaine Mozell: Don’t ever think that you can get their attention.
– Young Joan: Whose?
– Elaine Mozell: The men. Who write the reviews. Who run the publishing houses. Who edit the magazines. The ones who decide who gets to be taken seriously, who gets to be put up on a pedestal for the rest of their lives.”
Elizabeth McGovern – Elaine Mozell
Annie Starke – Young Joan

“- Young Joan: A writer has to write.
– Elaine Mozell: A writer has to be read, honey.”
Annie Starke – Young Joan
Elizabeth McGovern – Elaine Mozell

“Everyone needs approval, Joe.”
Glenn Close – Joan Castleman

“The public can’t stomach boldprose from a woman.”
Elizabeth McGovern – Elaine Mozell

“There’s nothing more dangerous than a writer whose feelings have been hurt.”
Glenn Close – Joan Castleman

“- Joan Castleman: I can’t take the humiliation of holding your coat and arranging your pills and picking the crumbs out of your beard and being shoved aside with all the other wives to talk about some goddamn shopping trip while you, while you say to all the, the gathering sycophants that your wife doesn’t write! Your wife, who just won the…”
Glenn Close – Joan Castleman
Jonathan Pryce – Joe Castleman