Glenn Close deals with Jonathan Pryce’s B.S. in The Wife trailer

Seemingly custom designed to give Glenn Close her well-deserved seventh Oscar nod, The Wife sees the actress playing emotionally-abused spouse to an acclaimed author (Jonathan Pryce, making a lovely little comeback between Game of Thrones and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote). As her husband is receiving his Nobel Prize for Literature, and she’s being interviewed by a journalist (Christian Slater, himself making a bit of a comeback), Close’s devoted wife finds herself at a breaking point—and, per the official summary, confronting the “secret of his career.” This trailer seems to suggest it could be a Big Eyes scenario, but we’ll have to wait to find out all the ways this rare non-Leslie-Mann wife was wronged until the film hits theaters August 3.

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