‘Woman in Gold’

woman_in_gold_ver3_xlgPedestrian, characterless and emotionless, Woman in Gold is a majorly disappointing telling of an extraordinary story.

Even Oscar-winning Helen Mirren (The Queen, Gosford Park) cannot save the bland, formulaic approach to the David and Goliath story of Maria Altmann taking on the Austrian government for the restitution of her family’s art seized by the Nazis and held by Austria ever since.

Rating: 44%

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