“Victor/Victoria” from Berlin to Dublin? Glenn Close as Irish ‘Tootsie’ – “Albert Nobbs,” Official Trailer

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" (Close) meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.

Genre: Drama
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Aaron Johnson
Directors: Rodrigo García
Writer: Glenn Close, John Banville
Studio: Roadside Attractions

Glenn Close 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.

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