Albert Nobbs

Directed by Rodrigo Garcia Daily at 15:00,17:15,19:45, and 22:00

UK, Ireland - 2011 - 113' - In English with French and Arabic subtitles
Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson

Synopsis


Albert Nobbs 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.

Director's biography

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Born in Bogota, Columbia, director Rodrigo García is the son of renowned Columbian Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in medieval history, García studied film at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, California. He then began his career working as a production assistant and camera operator on many films in the late ’90s. In 2000, García made his writing and directing debut with Things you can tell just by looking at her starring Cameron Diaz. He followed that by directing episodes of The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Big Love, Tell Me You Love Me, and In Treatment for HBO. García returned to the big screen in 2005 when he wrote and directed the drama Nine Lives, starring Glenn Close, Dakota Fanning and Sissy Spacek.

Filmography

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2010 : Revolucion
2009 : Mother and child
2008 : Passengers
2005 : Nine lives
2001 : Ten tiny love stories
2000 : Thing you can tell just by looking at her

festivals & awards

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Oscar Academy Awards 2012, nomination for : Best Achievement in make-up, best performance by an actress in a leading role, best performance by an actress in a supporting role
Golden Globes 2012, nomination for : best original song, best performance by an actress in a motion picture, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture



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