Maud, born with a severe form of arthritis that limits her physical abilities, is hired by Everett Lewis as his housekeeper. Maud turns out to be terrible with housework and she begins to cover the walls of his tiny home with her colourful paintings. Despite this, Everett unexpectedly finds himself falling in love with the little, bright-eyed woman who sees nothing but colour and beauty in the world.
Based on true events, this story charts Maud Lewis’ remarkable journey to becoming an internationally celebrated folk artist.
Telluride Film Festival 2016