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The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Home Release Details: Digital, DVD & Blu-ray

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have announced details of the home entertainment release of The Electrical Life of ,  starring and , available to rent as a Home Premiere now and yours to own on early download from 18th March and DVD & from 21st March.

is the extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unlock the “electrical” mysteries of the world and, in so doing, to better understand his own life and the profound love he shared with his wife Emily Richardson (Claire Foy).

The film boasts an all-star ensemble supporting cast including (The Death of Stalin), (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), (Dumbo), Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education), Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake), Stacy Martin (Vox Lux), Phoebe Nicholls (The Elephant Man), (Four Lions), (People Just Do Nothing), (The Souvenir), Julian Barratt (The Mighty Boosh) and (Loki).  (Jojo Rabbit), Nick Cave (20,000 Days on Earth) and (The Crown) also appear in the film, with Colman narrating.

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain is directed by BAFTA winner (Flowers) with a story by Simon Stephenson (Paddington 2) and screenplay by Simon Stephenson and Will Sharpe. The film is produced by Shoebox Films and SunnyMarch, and financed by Studiocanal and Film4.

Extras include:

The Making Of The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Featurette

The Man Behind the Cats Featurette