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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

Vanessa Redgrave in the news

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Joely Richardson to Sue Over Unauthorized Family Biography

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on May 23rd 2011, 2:45PM

May 23rd 2011, 2:45PM

Where Everyone Has Gone Before #17: 'Julia'

Posted by
Jacob Hall on Nov 5th 2010, 4:00PM

Nov 5th 2010, 4:00PM

Letters to Juliet Movie Review: We Give Our Verdict

Posted by
Charles Gant on Jun 11th 2010, 3:50AM

Jun 11th 2010, 3:50AM

Review: Letters to Juliet

Posted by
William Goss on May 14th 2010, 9:33AM

May 14th 2010, 9:33AM

'Letters to Juliet' Movie Reviews

Posted by
Allyssa Lee on May 13th 2010, 3:00PM

May 13th 2010, 3:00PM

Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave and More Talk 'Letters to Juliet' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Andrew Scott on May 11th 2010, 8:00PM

May 11th 2010, 8:00PM

Onscreen Mother-and-Child Collaborations

Posted by
Marina Zogbi on May 6th 2010, 3:10PM

May 6th 2010, 3:10PM

Remembering Lynn Redgrave

Posted by
Gary Susman on May 3rd 2010, 12:00PM

May 3rd 2010, 12:00PM

Interview: Amanda Seyfried on Chloe, Red Riding Hood, and More

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 25th 2010, 9:15AM

Mar 25th 2010, 9:15AM

Movie Casting: Leighton Meester Joins Hugh Laurie in 'The Oranges'

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Feb 26th 2010, 9:00AM

Feb 26th 2010, 9:00AM

Redgrave, Thewlis & Ifans Go Shakespearean 'Anonymous'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 26th 2010, 5:32AM

Feb 26th 2010, 5:32AM

Gerard Butler Does Shakespeare in 'Coriolanus'

Posted by
Daniel Frankel on Oct 23rd 2009, 1:15PM

Oct 23rd 2009, 1:15PM

Gerard Butler Goes Shakespearean in 'Coriolanus'

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Oct 22nd 2009, 5:03AM

Oct 22nd 2009, 5:03AM

Seyfried, Redgrave, Garcia Bernal, and Nero Write 'Letters to Juliet'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 6th 2009, 6:03AM

Jun 6th 2009, 6:03AM

Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus' Finally Gets the Movie Treatment!

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on May 18th 2009, 7:02AM

May 18th 2009, 7:02AM

William Hurt Joins Ridley Scott's 'Robin Hood'

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Apr 13th 2009, 7:32AM

Apr 13th 2009, 7:32AM

Robert Pattinson Contemplates 'Memoirs' and More Movie News

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Mar 25th 2009, 8:00AM

Mar 25th 2009, 8:00AM

Natasha Richardson Taken Off Life Support, Says Source

Posted by
Erik Davis on Mar 18th 2009, 11:24AM

Mar 18th 2009, 11:24AM

Redgrave Gets Political in the Hamptons

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 19th 2007, 3:01PM

Oct 19th 2007, 3:01PM

Review: Evening

Posted by
Nick Schager on Jun 29th 2007, 4:01PM

Jun 29th 2007, 4:01PM

Review: Venus

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Dec 15th 2006, 4:30AM

Dec 15th 2006, 4:30AM

Quickhits: Bier is The Duchess, More Join Evening and Spielberg Directing Jurassic Park 4?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Sep 18th 2006, 4:03AM

Sep 18th 2006, 4:03AM

Quickhits: Wilson Joins Evening, Yeoh, Bean Begin Filming True North and Besson Ditches Directing?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Sep 12th 2006, 3:02AM

Sep 12th 2006, 3:02AM

Telluride Review: Venus

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Sep 5th 2006, 7:32AM

Sep 5th 2006, 7:32AM

Quickhits: Walsh in 1408, Three Talk Evening and the MPAA Needs Your Help

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jul 13th 2006, 3:09AM

Jul 13th 2006, 3:09AM

More to Atonement

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Martha Fischer on Jun 20th 2006, 5:01PM

Jun 20th 2006, 5:01PM


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