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.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 113min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 01/27/2012
- DVD Release Date: 05/15/2012
- Distributor(s): Roadside Attractions, LD Entertainment
- Themes: Assumed Identities,Gender-Bending,Servants and Employers
- Tone: Humorous,Melancholy,Poignant,Somber
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- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (12-21-2011),USA (01-27-2012)
- Language: English