Trapped in a loveless marriage, Wally obsesses over Wallis Simpson – the American divorcee who captured the heart of Edward VIII. In order to marry the woman he loved, Edward VIII abdicated the throne of England. When she became the Duchess of Windsor, Wallis spends the rest of her life in celebrity exile. Inspired by this royal romance, Wally finds freedom in the arms of another man.
'W.E. is well acted and tells the story from a female-centric viewpoint that's as commendable as it is unusual…' View London UK.2011. Director: Madonna. Cast: Abbie Cornish, James D’Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac. Duration: 2hrs. Cert: 15