Winona Ryder – 51 Years Old | 10 productions to watch with the iconic actress
During the Civil War, a mother with 4 daughters is in dire financial straits while her husband is at the front lines. The most intellectual of the sisters, Jo (Ryder), who dreams of being a writer, is courted by a wealthy neighbor, but when he declares himself she rejects him and goes to live in New York, where she becomes involved with a professor. But when news arrives that one of her sisters’ health has deteriorated considerably, she returns home.
In Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, some young women do “spells”. One of them, Abigail Williams (Ryder), had been involved with John Proctor (Daniel Day-Lewis), a married farmer, when she worked for him, but after the end of the affair she was fired. Thus, she wished for the death of Elizabeth Proctor (Joan Allen), his wife. They are discovered in their “ritual” and, accused of witchcraft, provoke a collective hysteria that affects several people, and Abby, the young woman despised by John, makes several accusations until she sees Elizabeth being hit.
ALIEN – THE RESURRECTION (1997)
In the fourth chapter of the iconic franchise ‘Alien’Ryder shares the spotlight with Sigourney Weaver and plays Annalee Call, the newest crew member of the spaceship Betty. She recognizes Ripley and has significant knowledge about xenomorphs. Throughout the film, Call reveals himself to be a synth and helps the surviving members maintain a relationship with the Auriga.
GIRL, INTERRUPTED (1999)
In 1967, after a session with a psychoanalyst she had never seen before, Susanna Kaysen (Ryder) was diagnosed as a victim of “Uncertain Order of Personality” – an affliction with symptoms so ambiguous that any teenage girl could be framed. Sent to a psychiatric hospital, she discovers a new world, full of seductive and disturbed young girls. Among them is Lisa (Angelina Jolie), a charming sociopath who organizes an escape.
STRANGER THINGS (2016 – PRESENT)
In what has become one of her most well-known and acclaimed roles, Ryder portrayed Joyce Byers on the beloved sci-fi series ‘Stranger Things’. Receiving many accolades for her incredible performance, the actress played the mother of a young boy of twelve who mysteriously disappears and who launches her, along with some allies, on a journey of reunion that involves secret experiments in the small town of Hawkins and amazing creatures. that hide in the dark.
In ‘The Plot Against America’, Charles Lindbergh, the historically populist aviation hero, defeats Franklin D. Roosevelt and thus becomes President of the United States. As soon as he assumes a position in government, the nation gradually adopts increasingly fascist tendencies. In the production, Ryder plays Evelyn Finkel, an independent woman who does not want to get married. Furthermore, Evelyn is the sister of Bess, wife of Herman Levin, a socialist insurance agent who rows against the growing ideology in the USA.