The story of L S Lowry and his mother is explored in the incoming Mrs Lowry & Son – and here’s the first trailer.

Timothy Spall is to take on the role of artist L S Lowry in his new movie, that explores the relationship he had with his mother. Said mother is being played in the movie by Vanessa Redgrave. And the resultant film, Mrs Lowry & Son, is heading into cinemas on Friday August 30th.

It’s being distributed in the UK by Vertigo, and a first trailer and an official synopsis have now been released. Here’s the trailer…

And the synopsis reads as follows…

Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his over-bearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave). Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her.

More on the film as we get it…

 

 

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