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Release Date: December 30th, 2011

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2012

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
In her twilight years, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) reflects on her life and career as she finally prepares to dispose of the belongings of her late husband, Denis (Jim Broadbent). Daughter of a Grantham grocer, she successfully broke through a double-paned glass ceiling of gender and class. Thatcher became the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom and remained as such for 11 consecutive years, until declining popularity forced her to resign.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloyd, Olivia Colman, Iain Glen, Victoria Bewick, Nicholas Farrell

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Genres: Biography, Historical drama

Production Co: Pathé

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Rise, Husband, London, Transformation, Father, Fascinating, 1980s

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Awards

Winner Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Winner Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Makeup
Winner Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)