Audience Reviews for Albert Nobbs. Albert Nobbs is nothing less than a deeply saddening but intriguing film. Glenn Close once again proves her versatility and emotional graciousness that she
Jan 25, 2012 · I know a novel that begins: “This is the saddest story I have ever heard.” Now here is one of the saddest movies I have ever seen, “Albert Nobbs.” It is sad because a woman has chosen to lead her life in a way that is fearful and unnatural to her and must live every moment in dread.
Albert Nobbs is the story of a young illegitimate child placed in an orphanage and then raped as an adolescent who becomes a male waiter to survive financially. Albert dreams of being a small tobacco shop owner one day.
Albert Nobbs: ‘Glenn Close is both the film’s generous begetter and also its central problem.’ Photograph: Allstar/ Roadside Attractions/ Sportsphoto Ltd Nobbs, a Londoner, adopted male disguise
Albert Nobbs seems a deeply weird – perhaps even too freaky – chap, with his odd appearance and titchy figure and strangled voice and unwillingness to socialise.
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Attentive but with an empty gaze, Albert Nobbs examines everything around him closely, with small and insignificant gestures. [Full review in Spanish] Full Review
Dec 26, 2011 · 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 elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.
Albert Nobbs is a 2011 British-Irish drama film directed by Rodrigo García and starring Glenn Close. The screenplay, by Close, John Banville, and Gabriella Prekop, is based on a 1927 novella by George Moore.
Budget: €6,000,000 ($7.5m approx.)
Apr 26, 2012 · Albert Nobbs, review. Glenn Close’s new film Albert Nobbs is a cataclysmically sexless film, writes Robbie Collin. 2. Glenn Close in a scene from “Albert Nobbs.”
Albert Nobbs is the most heartbreaking and touching film I have seen in years. I disagree with much of what some critics are saying – I was never ever bored, found the drama tense and compelling, subtly building a sense of dread about what might be about to happen.
Albert Nobbs 01:07 — Five-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close stars in this emotional and thought-provoking tale of a woman forced to live as a man in 19th Century Irel (more…)
Albert Nobbs is a first-rate film in every respect. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed the work of director Rodrigo Garcia, one of the most talented—and underrated