'The New Britain Museum of American Art' is to screen "Adele's Wish"  the true story behind the movie "Woman in Gold"  starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.                                      

         When:  Thursday, September 29, 2016

          Where: 56 Lexington St., New Britain, Connecticut 06052, USA

           

"Woman in Gold: The dramatic story of a family's battle to win back five Klimt masterworks... is the subject of the documentary film, "Adele's Wish".                                   

         The Globe and Mail  -  April 2, 2015

           * Full review here *       

 

"Stolen art... stonewalling politicians... and one feisty octogenarian"

 The Globe and Mail

           * Full review here *

 

"Maria Altmann, pursuer of looted paintings, died on February 7th, aged 94"

The Economist

          * Full review here *

 

"Adele's Wish tracks return of seized Gustav Klimt paintings"

          The Georgia Straight

          * Full review here *

 

"Long-awaited justice...a woman's six-year legal battle for restitution...
interviews with key players in the case make Altmann's story come alive"

The Jewish Independent

* Full review here * 

 

"The film is as informative as it is thrilling. The story is told as a series of interviews with many people - lawyers, professors, historians and Altmann herself - seamlessly edited together as a continuing narrative..."

The Canadian Jewish News

* Full review here *