- Original title
- Running time
- 108 min.
- United Kingdom
Glenn Close, John Banville, Gabriella Prekop (Short Story: George Moore)
Jonathan Rhys Meyers,
Maria Doyle Kennedy,
Co-production UK-Ireland; Mockingbird Pictures / Parallel Film Productions / WestEnd Films
Drama | 19th Century
- Synopsis / Plot
- 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."
: Academy Awards: 3 nominations: Actress (Close), Sup. Actress (McTeer) and Makeup
: Golden Globes: 3 nominations, including Best Actress - Drama (Close)
: Toronto International Film Festival: Official Selection
: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Janet McTeer)
: Satellite Awards: Best Song. 4 nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Sup. Actress (McTeer)
: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Makeup
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nom. Best Actress (Close) & Sup. Actress (Mc Teer)
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