In the film “Maudie”, a staggering and sick woman transforms into the perfect woman in her husband’s heart

2bebetter
6 min readJan 1, 2024

The Canadian biographical film “The Painted Heart” has a Douban score of 9.0, directed by Aisling Walsh, starring: Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, etc.

The film is adapted from a true story, describing Maud Lewis, a Canadian folk artist suffering from arthritis, her unremitting pursuit of art, and her relationship with her husband, who made a living through art and selling her works. Inspirational life.

Maud is inspirational because she overcame her physical illness and worked tirelessly to achieve great results to gain fame and wealth. What is valuable about her is that although she is suffering from illness, she does not feel sorry for herself, but faces life bravely and lives a down-to-earth and serious life.

Through an ordinary window, she discovers the beauty of the floating world and paints in her way to show the colorful world in her eyes. Use a paintbrush to decorate a dilapidated house into a warm home bit by bit, and use warmth to transform a straight man with a bad temper into an affectionate husband.

Reflecting on today’s contemporary people, facing the prosperous world, while enjoying themselves to the fullest, they are always full of anxiety but don’t know how to get rid of it. They are always afraid of missing the best, but they always fail to see the beauty around them.

Through the screen, we can feel the inspiration brought by Modi in the film: A person does not need too much to live, and he should bravely step out of his comfort zone to experience the joy of creation and discover the beauty of life.

Facing the pressure from work and life, and facing the scolding of your boss, you must know how to protect your dignity without being humble or arrogant; when success comes, you must stick to your true self and never forget your original intention.

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