Official Trailer for Period Drama 'Albert Nobbs' Starring Glenn Close
"I think you are the strangest man I've ever met." Roadside Attractions has unveiled the first official trailer for Rodrigo García's Albert Nobbs, an emotional period drama starring Glenn Close as a woman posing as a man to disguise herself as a humble butler in Dublin, Ireland's most posh hotel during the late 19th century. Its a role that Close has studied and practiced for years, and will no undoubtedly get her great acclaim this awards season. The outstanding supporting cast includes Mia Wasikowska, Brendan Gleeson, Aaron Johnson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Janet McTeer. Give this a shot, at least for Close's performance.
Watch the first official trailer for Rodrigo García's Albert Nobbs, via Yahoo:
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Albert Nobbs (Close) struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, 'Albert' meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living. Based on the George Moore short story.
Albert Nobbs is directed by Colombian filmmaker Rodrigo García, of Ten Tiny Love Stories, Nine Lives, Mother and Child and Passengers previously. The screenplay was co-written by actress Glenn Close & John Banville (The Last September), based on the short story by George Moore. Roadside Attractions is bringing Albert Nobbs to limited theaters starting this December, with an expansion later in January. Interested?
Reader Feedback - 14 Comments
She looks like Robin Williams. This actually looks good, definitely a rent, possibly a buy in the end. Johnson's Irish accent is not too shabby.
Xerxexx on Oct 12, 2011
It looks like a film that offers great performances, but would be difficult to watch.
Quanah on Oct 12, 2011
Song? Sinead o Connor?. sound brilliant
Toddjames14567 on Oct 12, 2011
great cast...this will win oscars...Glenn Close deserves an Oscar!
Toddjames14567 on Oct 12, 2011
horrifying to say the least
Leo Fleming on Oct 12, 2011
Both Glenn Close and Janet McTeer should win awards .
Natalied on Oct 13, 2011
looks like a good watch.........glenn close appears to be giving an amazing performance in this.
Anonymous on Oct 13, 2011
the movie is Roadside Attractions', not Sony Pictures Classic
lane on Oct 13, 2011
Wow, that shit is heavy. Fucking Close will when a fucking oscar. The lady is a master actor. Frack.
Johnny Neat on Oct 13, 2011
i thought glenn close was a man at first
scuba steve on Oct 13, 2011
What is it with Glenn Close dressing up as a man? She did it in Hook and now she's doing it again. Are there any other roles where she played a man? Is there something she's trying to tell everyone?
WhatFunIsThere on Oct 13, 2011
Jedibilly on Oct 14, 2011
i saw dis it wuz mad boring tho
Maynholup on Oct 17, 2011
I saw this at a film festival. It was one of the slowest most boring movies of the entire festival
BriAnne Bowers on Dec 7, 2011
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