Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)

Director: Angela Robinson

Writer(s): Angela Robinson

Starring: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton, Monica Giordano, JJ Feild, Chris Conroy, Oliver Platt, Maggie Castle, Alexa Havins, Sharon Kubo, Allie Gallerani, Christopher Jon Gombos, Forry Buckingham, Stacy Fischer, Gabriella Nail, Frank Ridley, Ken Cheeseman, Tom Kemp, Christopher Paul Richards, Sebastian Wood, Nicholas Dias, Lucinda Clare, John Ardini, Chris Banks, Scott Bannister, Caitlin Batts, Nicholas Bohling, Alexa Cahill, Joe Cali, Ryan Canale, Camille Clark, Zada Clarke, Stevie Costa, Douglas Cowell, Gavin Earle, Quinn Earle, Larry Eudene, Kristen Anne Ferraro, Pamela Figueiredo, Olivia Filleti, London Hall, Katie Hanley, Ian Dylan Hunt, Melissa Jalali, Bobby Kenney, Emily Kokidko, James L. Leite, Ally Looney, Ilena Love, Allie Marshall, Acei Martin, Jamie Mazareas, Clara McKay, Kasey Murray, Bill Nabel, Anthony Pelton, Kelly Pokrywka, Logan Raposo, Jared Reinfeldt, Jessica Rockwood, Lexie Roth, Erika Spinale, Paul Taft, Abigail Wurster

Synopsis: Details the unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his wife Elizabeth, a psychologist and inventor in her own right, and Olive Byrne, a former student who became an academic. This relationship was key to the creation of Wonder Woman, as Elizabeth and Olive’s feminist ideals were ingrained in the character from her creation. Marston died of skin cancer in 1947, but Elizabeth and Olive remained a couple and raised their and Marston’s children together. The film is said to focus on how Marston dealt with the controversy surrounding Wonder Woman’s creation.

Release Date: October 13, 2017 (USA) | Length: 108 min | Genre: Biography, Drama | MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content including brief graphic images, and language.

 

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