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Glenn Close co-wrote and stars in this period drama based on the short story The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs by author George Moore, centering on the experiences of a 19th century Irish woman who poses as a man in order to work as a butler at an opulent Dublin hotel for the upper class. Maintaining her elaborate ruse over the course of two decades, Albert (Close) suddenly finds her dedication to the role challenged by the unexpected arrival of a painter who turns out to understand Albert better than anyone she could have imagined. Meanwhile, Albert finds her attempts to help pretty hotel maid Helen (Mia Wasikowska) thwarted when Helen becomes enamored with a charming but callous handyman (Aaron Johnson). Albert Nobbs played at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:December 21, 2011

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Martial Corneville Best Makeup 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Matthew Mungle Best Makeup 2011 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Glenn Close Best Actress 2011 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Glenn Close Best Original Song 2011 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Glenn Close Best Actress - Drama 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Glenn Close Best Actress 2011 Nominee
L.A. Film Critics Association Janet McTeer Best Supporting Actress (Runner-up) 2011 Winner
Screen Actors Guild Janet McTeer Best Supporting Actress 2011 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Janet McTeer Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Janet McTeer Best Supporting Actress 2011 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Janet McTeer Best Supporting Female 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Lyn Johnston Best Makeup 2011 Nominee

Cast

Glenn Close
as Albert Nobbs
Mia Wasikowska
as Helen
Janet McTeer
as Hubert
Brendan Gleeson
as Dr. Holloran
Aaron Johnson
as Joe
Brenda Fricker
as Polly
Antonia Campbell-Hughes
as Emmy
Pauline Collins
as Mrs. Baker
Maria Doyle Kennedy
as Mary
Mark Williams
as Sean
James Greene
as Patrick
Michael McElhatton
as Mr. Moore
Phyllida Law
as Mrs. Cavendish
Kenneth Collard
as M. Pigot
Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
as Viscount Yarrell
John Light
as Mr. Smythe-Willard
Daniel Costello
as Mr. Sweeney
Angeline Ball
as Mrs. Gilligan
Philip O'Sullivan
as Mr. Gilligan
Mark Doherty
as Porter

Crew

Rodrigo García
Director
Glenn Close
Producer
Bonnie Curtis
Producer
Julie Lynn
Producer
Alan Moloney
Producer
Glenn Close
Screenwriter
Gabrialla Prekop
Screenwriter
István Szabó
Screen Story
Michael McDonough
Cinematographer
Steven Weisberg
Editor
Patrizia Von Brandenstein
Production Designer
Susie Cullen
Supervising Art Director
Pierre-Francois Bernet
Co-producer
Daryl Roth
Executive Producer
Pierre-Yves Gayraud
Costume Designer
Jenny Oman
Set Decorator
Priscilla John
Casting
Peter Conway
Location Manager
Jeremiah O'Driscoll
Additional Editing
Jessica O'Leary
Costumes Supervisor
Joe Condren
Stunts Coordinator
Julie Carr
Assistant Editor
Kathleen Weir
Script Supervisor
Lorraine Glynn
Key Hairstylist
Martial Corneville
Makeup
Matt Maddox
Additional Editing
Matthew Mungle
Makeup Special Effects
Matthew Mungle
Makeup Designer
Nuala McKernan
Properties Master
Patrick O'Donoghue
Line Producer
Lyn Johnston
Key Make-up
Lyn Johnston
Prosthetic Makeup Effects
Brendan Deasy
Sound Effects Editor
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