The electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021) TIFF 2021

Rating: 3 out of 5.

There are characters that are born to be immortalized on celluloid, well now it’s a hard drive. But the idea is that they are figures so unique that they seem destined to be captured by the lens. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021) does just that, in its almost two hours it only delves into the life of the English artist Louis Wain. It was his peculiar paintings of cats that earned him social recognition and redirected his artistic career. With the characteristic chronicle of the biographical genre, the director Will Sharpe tells us a drama centered on the study of his central character, more from a personal level than from the artist’s point of view.

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