Sunday, December 18, 2011

Roadside Attractions and 'ALBERT NOBBS' received three Golden Globe nominations

Roadside Attractions and ALBERT NOBBS received three Golden Globe nominations:

Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama: Glenn Close

Best Supporting Actress Janet McTeer

Best Original Song-Lay Your Head Down - Brian Byrne

Reaction from -JANET McTeer:

"Since I am working in Luxembourg today, how appropriate to be nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association! How exciting this all is!And how many times can I saw how happy I am to be sharing this wonderful journey with Glenn."

This film screened during the Austin Film Festival in October 2011 and the director, Rodrigo Garcia, was in attendance.

Award winning actress Glenn Close plays a woman passing as a man, Albert Nobbs, 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. Helen (Mia Wasikowska), Joe (Aaron Johnson) and Dr. Holloran (Brendan Gleeson) 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.

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