Madonna-directed flick ‘W.E.’ not too shabby and affair

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For all her efforts to break into the world of cinema, Madonna has had just three stand-out moments: her win of a Golden Globe for Best Actress for Evita, and scoring another Golden Globe more recently for Best Song in a motion picture with Masterpiece – the song that appears in her fully directed feature film, W.E.

The film itself, we might add, is not too shoddy, focusing on a Manhattan socialite, Wally (played by Abbie Cornish), who obsesses over Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough), the stylish American divorcee who captured the heart of King Edward VIII (James D’Arcy) and in turn saw the king abdicate the throne for the woman he loved. As the new Duchess of Windsor, Wallis spends the rest of her life in the glare of celebrity exile, inspiring Wally to further pursue her own ambitions for love.

W.E. is indeed beautifully shot and perfectly scored, adding some much-needed positive tearsheets to Madonna’s cinematic scrapbook.


W.E. is available on Blu-ray and DVD through Roadshow Home Entertainment.