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Albert Nobbs (2011)

Glenn Close as "Albert Nobbs"

In 19th-century Ireland, painfully shy butler Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) hides an incredible secret: He is really a she. Terrified that someone will discover her identity, Albert keeps a very low profile, until the arrival of Hubert Page (Janet McTeer) registers a sea change in Albert's life. Hubert is also secretly a woman and has managed to find a partner who helps her maintain her masquerade. Hoping to find a similar arrangement, Albert begins wooing a hotel maid (Mia Wasikowska).

Academy Award (2011) Nominated Best Actress
Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

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