Professor Marston & The Wonder Women

    Genre
    Drama, Romance, Biography
  • Runtime
    108 mins
  • Release Date
    2017
  • Countries
    USA
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Writer/director Angela Robinson's film details the unconventional life of the mind behind Wonder Woman, Dr. William Marston, and the controversy he faced upon the creation of this ahead-of-her-time superhero. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his psychologist wife Elizabeth, and an academic, Olive Byrne. Elizabeth and Olive's feminist ideals were ingrained in Wonder Woman from her creation, and after Marston's passing in 1947, Elizabeth and Olive remained a couple and raised their children together. This Toronto International Film Festival selection "stands head, shoulders, boots, tiara and lasso above many independent films of the moment" (Wall Street Journal) and stars Luke Evans (MIDWAY, FAST AND FURIOUS 6), Rebecca Hall (TEEN SPIRIT, VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA) and Bella Heathcote (THE NEON DEMON, IN TIME).
DIRECTED BY:
Angela Robinson
WRITTEN BY:
Angela Robinson
CAST INCLUDES:
Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton, Oliver Platt

SYNOPSIS

If behind every great man is a great woman, then Harvard psychologist and inventor Dr. William Moulton Marston has the good fortune of having two – his wife Elizabeth and their mutual lover Olive Byrne. In addition to helping him perfect the lie detector test, the two women also inspire him to create one of the greatest female superheroes of all time – the beloved comic book character Wonder Woman.

Professor Marston & The Wonder Women

    Genre
    Drama, Romance, Biography
  • Runtime
    108 mins
  • Release Date
    2017
  • Countries
    USA
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Angela Robinson
WRITTEN BY
Angela Robinson
CAST INCLUDES
Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton, Oliver Platt
Writer/director Angela Robinson's film details the unconventional life of the mind behind Wonder Woman, Dr. William Marston, and the controversy he faced upon the creation of this ahead-of-her-time superhero. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his psychologist wife Elizabeth, and an academic, Olive Byrne. Elizabeth and Olive's feminist ideals were ingrained in Wonder Woman from her creation, and after Marston's passing in 1947, Elizabeth and Olive remained a couple and raised their children together. This Toronto International Film Festival selection "stands head, shoulders, boots, tiara and lasso above many independent films of the moment" (Wall Street Journal) and stars Luke Evans (MIDWAY, FAST AND FURIOUS 6), Rebecca Hall (TEEN SPIRIT, VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA) and Bella Heathcote (THE NEON DEMON, IN TIME).

If behind every great man is a great woman, then Harvard psychologist and inventor Dr. William Moulton Marston has the good fortune of having two – his wife Elizabeth and their mutual lover Olive Byrne. In addition to helping him perfect the lie detector test, the two women also inspire him to create one of the greatest female superheroes of all time – the beloved comic book character Wonder Woman.