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Tag: Ruth Wilson

Woman in the Wall–Imprisonment in  the Magdalene Laundries

Set up as a six-episode thriller, Woman in the Wall is based on the horrific exploitation of teenage girls and young women in “the homes for unwed mothers” in Ireland.  The scandal of the Magdalene Laundries has damaged the Catholic Church for over a century and a half.   This fictionalized account focuses on Lorna Brady (Ruth Wilson of “The Affair”, “Luther”, “Saving Mr. Banks”, “Dark Materials” among many others) and her determination to find her now thirty-year old daughter who was taken from her at the Magdalene Laundries....

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Luther: The Fallen Sun

For fans of the BBC series, Luther (2010-2019), there is now a movie, “Luther: The Fallen Sun”, which continues the crime-solving by a London cop–John Luther (the magnetic Idris Elba) who is more troubled and morally conflicted than anyone else on the police force. Needless to say, he is also a genius in comprehending the most heinous of psychopaths in spite of his aversion to rules and legal procedures. The movie opens where Season Five of the Netflix series left off with Luther behind bars for failing to indict suspected murders he was investigating, one of whom was a lover, Alice...

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