Glenn Close as Irish “Tootsie” – Trans-Gender Drama, ‘Albert Nobbs’

{Image Courtesy - Fikkle Fame} Release Date: 18 September 2011 | Genre: Drama | Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Aaron Johnson | Directors: Rodrigo GarcĂ­a | Writer: Glenn Close, John Banville | Studio: Roadside Attractions

Plot: 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” (Glenn Close) meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.

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  1. What idiot wrote this article?
    POSING as a man so SHE can work?
    Wow. Transphobia runs rampant in the idiot writers here.

  2. Please consult or YouTube as this was the blurb they provided, a man as a woman in 19th Century Ireland is not so far fetched, I recall a woman who posed as a soldier in 18th Century and Bonnie Prince Charlie from Scotland dressed as a woman to escape the British


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