The lauded thriller drama ‘The Widows’starring Oscar winner Viola Davis and Oscar nominee Liam Neesonis now available at Netflix.
The film, directed by Steve McQueenwas released today, May 12on the platform streaming.
A botched robbery causes Harry Rawlins (Neeson) and his gang to be killed by the police and the money they stole is destroyed by flames. This causes Harry’s widow, Veronica (Davis), to be charged for the stolen amount to be returned. Under pressure, she finds a notebook of Harry’s that predicts in detail what his next blow would be. Veronica then decides to carry out the robbery, having the help of the other widows of the dead in the frustrated robbery.
Remember the trailer:
Review | The Widows – United women and detestable men in a surprising film
Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Daniel Kaluuya and others are also part of the cast.
Despite not having made a big splash at the box office, the film was applauded by the specialized critics, conquering 91% approval at the Rotten Tomatoes and numerous awards and nominations, including a BAFTA nomination for Best actress for Davis.