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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.

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. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Makeup.

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


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