Here’s a trailer for the Glenn Close starrer Albert Nobbs. In it, Close plays a woman in 19th century Ireland who lives as a man in order to maintain her job as a bulter in an upscale Dublin hotel. However, when she meets a handsome painter she looks to rid herself of the lie she’s been living. Rodrigo García directs a cast that includes Aaron Johnson, Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Brendan Gleeson.
Synopsis: 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.