Director: Steve McQueen Cast: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez Country: UK Language: English/Multiple From the director of 12 Years a Slave comes a gripping thriller-drama based on the 1983 British TV series Widows. Veronica Rawls played by Viola Davis convinces a group of women whose partners also died after completing a robbery to complete a heist their partners had planned. The stakes are high, the danger is real, and their grief is constant. But do they have what it takes to finish the task? The fantastic director Steve McQueen builds tension beautifully throughout the film that will have you gripping to your seats. Expect some power-house acting â€“ Elizabeth Debicki and Viola Davis are especially magnificent.