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Albert Nobbs

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Original title
Albert Nobbs
Running time
108 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Glenn Close, John Banville, Gabriella Prekop. Story: George Moore
Brian Byrne
Michael McDonough
Co-production United Kingdom-Ireland;
Mockingbird Pictures, Parallel Film Productions, WestEnd Films
Drama | 19th Century. Gay & Lesbian
Glenn Close plays a brave woman struggling to get on in life in the sexist patriarchal society of Ireland in the 19th century pretending to be a man to get a job at a hotel. The renowned actress has produced the film and written the script together with the novelist John Banville. It is directed by Rodrigo García, who has made films such as "Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her", "Nine Lives" or "Mother and Child."
2011: Academy Awards: 3 nominations: Actress (Close), Sup. Actress (McTeer) and Makeup
2011: Golden Globes: 3 nominations, including Best Actress - Drama (Close)
2011: Toronto International Film Festival: Official Selection
2011: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Janet McTeer)
2011: Satellite Awards: Best Song. 4 nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay
2011: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Supp. Actress (McTeer)
2011: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Makeup
2011: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nom. Best Actress (Close) & Sup. Actress (Mc Teer)
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