Big Eyes
Big Eyes
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Big Eyes

A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. Show More


Big Eyes is a captivating drama that tells the true story of Margaret Keane, a talented painter who experiences a remarkable rise to fame in the 1950s. Set against a backdrop of the vibrant art scene of the era, the film takes viewers on an emotional journey as Margaret's iconic paintings of innocent children with big eyes captivate the public's imagination.

However, Margaret's success is overshadowed by a complex and tumultuous relationship with her husband, Walter. As their marriage unravels, Walter begins taking credit for Margaret's art, leading to a legal battle that becomes a cultural sensation in the 1960s.

Directed by Tim Burton, the film flawlessly captures the essence of Margaret's artistic genius and the challenges she faces as a woman striving for recognition in a male-dominated industry. With its stunning visuals and evocative storytelling, Big Eyes is a thought-provoking exploration of creativity, identity, and the pursuit of one's passion.

Featuring powerful performances by Amy Adams as Margaret and Christoph Waltz as Walter, the film delves into the complexities of the human spirit and the sacrifices made in the name of artistic integrity. Engaging and inspiring, Big Eyes is a must-watch for art enthusiasts and anyone fascinated by the untold stories of remarkable women who defy the odds.

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Release Date:

25 Dec 2014


Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski


Nominated for 2 BAFTA 3 wins & 18 nominations total