Albert Nobbs
Screened in December 2011
Director: Rodrigo García. Cast: Glenn Close, Janet McTeer, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson, Pauline Collins, Brendan Gleeson, Mark Williams, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Brenda Fricker, Bronagh Gallagher, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Phyllida Law. Screenplay: Gabriella Prekop, John Banville, and Glenn Close (based on the short story by George Moore and a screen story by István Szabó).
Twitter Capsule: As often with García, delicacy and diffuseness reach a vague stalemate. Appealing empathy, hazily acted and scripted.

Photo © 2011 Paramount Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actress: Glenn Close
Best Supporting Actress: Janet McTeer
Best Makeup: Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston, and Matthew W. Mungle

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actress (Drama): Glenn Close
Best Supporting Actress: Janet McTeer
Best Original Song: "Lay Your Head Down"

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