Albert Nobbs

Release date: January 27, 2012
(limited; one-week Oscar run: Dec. 21,2011)

Studio: Roadside Attractions

Director: Rodrigo GarcĂ­a

MPAA Rating: R (for some sexuality, brief nudity and language)

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Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Glenn Close, Brenda Fricker, Janet McTeer, Aaron Johnson, Mia Wasikowska, Pauline Collins

Genre: Drama

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Plot Summary:

Award winning actress Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs) plays a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men's clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of her own making. Mia Wasikowska (Helen), Aaron Johnson (Joe) and Brendan Gleeson (Dr. Holloran) join a prestigious, international cast that includes Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Janet McTeer, Brenda Fricker and Pauline Collins. Rodrigo Garcia directs from a script that Glenn Close, along with Man Booker prize-winning novelist John Banville and Gabriella Prekop, adapted from a short story by Irish author George Moore.

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