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Books on Film #1: Meg Wolitzer and Jane Anderson on The Wife (2017)

  • Books on Film
  • 1h 40m
  • Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America


In Björn Runge’s adaptation of The Wife, Glenn Close stars as a woman re-examining her marriage and career aspirations as her author husband (Jonathan Pryce) prepares to receive a Nobel Prize — all while a persistent biographer (Christian Slater) circles an earth-shattering secret.

Content advisories: sexually suggestive scenes, coarse language

Director

Björn Runge

Language

English

Captions

English

Bonus Content

37 mins

Q&A: THE WIFE

Bestselling author Meg Wolitzer (This Is My Life, The Female Persuasion) and Emmy Award–winning screenwriter Jane Anderson (Olive Kitteridge) discuss the long journey to bring Wolitzer’s novel to the big screen, resulting in a Golden Globe win for Glenn Close.