When Margaret learns that Walter passes her work off as his own, she is irritated and angry but doesn’t stop him.
Instead, she remains the submissive wife and plays along for years
When she loses her best friend and is about to lose the respect of her daughter, she plucks up the courage and reveals the secret by taking Walter to court. While he maintained until his death that he was the producer of all “his” artwork, he never painted another picture.
We found the choice of the male main character (Christoph Waltz) with his German accent slightly weird as there was no obvious chemistry between the couple from the start. As the Golden Globes confirmed, Amy Adams’ performance was outstanding.