Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting 'The Lady in Gold'. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way.
Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language
Review: ‘Woman in Gold’ Stars Helen Mirren in Tug of War Over Artwork
This drama based on real-life traces the legal battle by Ms. Mirren’s character to regain possession of a priceless canvas stolen from her family by the Nazis 60 years earlier.