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Summary The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unl...

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 36 Critic Reviews
63
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 38 User Ratings
7.1
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Summary The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unl...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 36 Critic Reviews
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58% Positive
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36% Mixed
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6% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 36 Critic Reviews
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58% Positive
21 Reviews
36% Mixed
13 Reviews
6% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 38 User Ratings
7.1
68% Positive
26 Ratings
24% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 38 User Ratings
7.1
68% Positive
26 Ratings
24% Mixed
9 Ratings
8% Negative
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Production Company Amazon Studios, Film4, Shoebox Films, StudioCanal, SunnyMarch
Release Date Oct 22, 2021
Duration 1 h 51 m
Rating PG-13
British Independent Film Awards
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
London Critics Circle Film Awards
3 Nominations
Columbus Film Critics Association
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination