Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance. Dir: Aisling Walsh. Country: Ireland /Canada.
Sally Hawkins is Maud Lewis, one of Canada’s most beloved naive folk artists.
Living in the harsh yet beautiful environs of Nova Scotia, Maud’s family keep her from the world her due to her severe arthritis.
When Maud responds to an advertisement for a housekeeper placed by reclusive and reticent fisherman Everett (Ethan Hawke), their completely contrasting personalities suddenly click. Maud’s newfound freedom leads her to paint, and to sudden fame.
A joyful story of the power of creativity to uplift souls and create happiness.