Iconic actress Glenn Close is elegant and impressive as Joan Castleman, the long-enduring, ever-compromising and supportive wife of egotistical writer Joe Castleman (Jonathan Pryce), who is about to accept a Nobel Prize for Literature.
Then a sycophantic minor journalist begins scratching away at the truth behind the unlikeable, arrogant (and dallying) literary doyen. It makes a dark contrast to the accolades he receives from the fawning literati.
Saturday, October 20, dinner and drinks 6-7pm, film screening from 7.15pm. Tickets available for members at Maleny Information Centre, $8, or www.malenyfilmsociety.info. Non-members can purchase tickets at the door from 6pm.