W.E. movie poster
Runtime: 119 Mins
Classsification: M
Mature themes, violence, coarse language and drug use
In cinemas:
3 May 2012

W.E.

Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, James Fox

Movie propaganda

W.E. tells the story of two fragile but determined women - Wally Winthrop and Wallis Simpson - separated by more than six decades. In 1998, lonely New Yorker Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish) is obsessed with what she perceives as the ultimate love story: King Edward's VIII's abdication of the British throne for the woman he loved, American divorce Wallis Simpson, But Wally's reseach, including several visits tot he Sotheby's auction of the Windsor Estate, reveals that he couple's life together was not a perfect as she thought. Weaving black and forth in time, W.E. intertwines Wally's journey of discovery in New York with the story of Wallis (Andrea Riseborough) and Edward (James D'Arcy), from the glamorous early days of their romance to the slow unraveling of their lives in the decades that followed.


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Persons of interest

  • Abbie Cornish .... Wally Winthrop
  • James D'Arcy .... Edward
  • Andrea Riseborough .... Wallis Simpson
  • James Fox .... King George V
  • Judy Parfitt .... Queen Mary
  • Oscar Isaac .... Evgeni
  • Madonna .... Director
  • Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

    • drama
    • romance
    • history

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    • Studios and distributors: Roadshow