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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

Vanessa Redgrave as "Annabeth Westfall"

After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Cecil has a front-row seat to history and the inner workings of the Oval Office. However, his commitment to his "First Family" leads to tension at home, alienating his wife (Oprah Winfrey) and causing conflict with his anti-establishment son.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Fever (2004)

Vanessa Redgrave as "Woman"

After hearing a friend of hers rant about privilege and poverty, a rich woman (Vanessa Redgrave) completely oblivious to the world outside of her upscale urban lifestyle travels to a third-world country. Initially content to stick to the tourist area, the woman's worldview is shaken when a journalist (Michael Moore) shows her the devastated, war-torn majority of the country. When struck with a delirium-inducing fever in her hotel room, the woman reevaluates her understanding of life.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

A Month by the Lake (1995)

A British spinster (Vanessa Redgrave) eyes a factory owner (Edward Fox) who is infatuated with a young American nanny (Uma Thurman) at a resort in 1937 Italy.

Golden Globe (1995) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

A Man for All Seasons (1988)

Vanessa Redgrave as "Lady Alice More"

When the power-hungry Henry VIII (Martin Chamberlain) seeks to annul his marriage and take a new bride, principled Sir Thomas More (Charlton Heston), the Lord Chancellor of England, will not support the king on the matter. Though More's wife, Lady Alice (Vanessa Redgrave), understands his rift with Henry, his associate, Cardinal Wolsey (John Gielgud), is willing to go along with the king's wishes, creating a conflict between More and the two powerful leaders.

Golden Globe (1988) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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