Must watch: Woman in Gold
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
What’s the story?
'Woman in Gold' is the remarkable true story of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family.
Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting 'The Lady in Gold'.
The stellar film proves justice is priceless
Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds), she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way.
Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren, 70, shines in this piece of on-screen history
There is a remarkable true story behind this tale of unlikely hero and former Jewish refugee Maria, who battled to recover her family’s Klimt painting which had been stolen by Nazis in WWII.
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