Tuesday, January 03, 2012

What's your name? Albert. No really, what's your name? Albert.

Mia Wasikowska and Glenn Close in ALBERT NOBBS
Photo Credit: Patrick Redmond

Roadside Attractions will hold an advance screening for Albert Nobbs at The West End Cinema on Friday.
Aaron Johnson and Glenn Close

A film by Rodrigo Garcia it stars Glenn Close, Janet McTeer, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson, Brendan Gleeson and Jonathan Rhys Meyers and opens in Washington on January 27th.

Glenn Close and director, Rodrigo Garcia, on the set
So far, it has been **Nominated for Golden Globes and SAG Awards**Best Actress - Glenn Close  **Best Supporting Actress - Janet McTeer.

"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.

Glenn Close and Mia Wasikowska
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." Production notes.

Watch the trailer here: