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Albert Nobbs (2-Sep-2011)

Director: Rodrigo García

Writers: John Banville; Glenn Close; Gabriella Prekop

From short story by: George Moore

Keywords: Drama, Crossdressing

A woman's secret existence as a man working as a butler in 19th-century Ireland is threatened by her romantic feelings for an artist.

ABSTRACT
Albert Nobbs, a woman living as a man in 19th-century Ireland to cope with a harsh socioeconomic climate that discourages female independence, has spent the last thirty years of his assumed life working as a waiter at the posh Morrison's Hotel. When the eccentric and highly-dedicated Nobbs meets Hubert Page, a painter hired by the hotel owner to work in the building, he finds his outlook on life shaken, set on a different course by the arrival of an enigmatic individual who seems primed to compel him to uncover the expedient lie he has been living.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Glenn Close
Actor
19-Mar-1947   Fatal Attraction
Pauline Collins
Actor
3-Sep-1940   Shirley Valentine
Brenda Fricker
Actor
17-Feb-1945   My Left Foot
Brendan Gleeson
Actor
29-Mar-1955   Mad-Eye Moody
Aaron Johnson
Actor
13-Jun-1990   Kick-Ass
Phyllida Law
Actor
8-May-1932   The Winter Guest
Janet McTeer
Actor
8-May-1961   Tumbleweeds
Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
Actor
27-Jul-1977   Velvet Goldmine
Mia Wasikowska
Actor
14-Oct-1989   Alice in Wonderland
Mark Williams
Actor
1959   The Borrowers

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