From writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman and visionary filmmaker David Cain, comes the movie, The Yellow Wallpaper, featuring the extraordinary acting talents of Aasne Vigesaa.
This movie brings to life the story of a woman and her struggles with depression and a domineering husband and physician who is treating her “condition” in the context of the repressive patriarchal social norms of the 1890s. The DVD and Instant Download/Rental are available at Amazon.com. IMDB Title Page.
Aasne Vigesaa’s spell-binding performance as the narrator of Gilman’s story takes us through an expansive and emotional journey of discovery and evolution as she transcends depression, her overbearing husband and repressive medical practices of her day. The soundtrack features piano music of Chopin, Beethoven (Moonlight Sonata), Grieg and Massenet.
Filmmaker David Cain discusses the making of The Yellow Wallpaper movie.
Update: The Yellow Wallpaper movie trailer has over 15,000 views on youTube. DVD sales are brisk at Amazon.
The Yellow Wallpaper movie premiered on PBS, April 1st, 2012.