It is a drama film with some awesome themes of romance featured into it. In the film, Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) is seen to fall in love with Ethan Hawke who is a fishmonger. The love affair starts since she had been working for him in the role of a live-in housekeeper. It is an Irish-Canadian biographical movie that has been directed by Aisling Walsh. The arthritic Nova Scotia woman is seen to be working as a housekeeper where she hones herself as an artist with some astounding skills.