Professor Marston & The Wonder Women
- 1h 48m
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Details the unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his wife Elizabeth, a psychologist and inventor in her own right, and Olive Byrne, a former student who became an academic.
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Critics Consensus: Professor Marston & The Wonder Women winds a lasso of cinematic truth around a fascinating fact-based tale with strong performances from its three stars.
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Thought-provoking comic origin story has lots of sex.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is a mature biographical drama based on the unconventional family life of the creator of the Wonder Woman comic. Psychologist Dr. Bill Marston (Luke Evans) is portrayed as having had a three-way polyamorous relationship with his wife and a younger woman. The movie is occasionally sexually explicit (including partial nudity -- breasts, buttocks) and features the three adults engaging in light bondage/domination and submission. There's also frequent strong language (mostly "f--k" and "f---ing") and mature themes related to family structure, fluid sexuality, psychological theories, and the hidden messages in popular comics.
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- Release Date:October 13, 2017
- Highest Available for Purchase:HD