Albert Nobbs

MPAA Rating: R

Entertainment: +3

Content: -2

Glenn Close, Janet McTeer, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson. Biopic. Written by Gabriella Prekop, John Banville, Glenn Close. Directed by Rodrigo Garcia.

FILM SYNOPSIS: A woman passes 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.

PREVIEW REVIEW:. Given this parable about the secrets people live with, Ms. Close astounds with a sensitive and dimensional performance. There is a bit of crude content, which especially stands out against the reserved manner of the day, but the writers and director develop both character and story and keep us hooked with their resonate dialogue and his deliberate pacing.

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright
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Crude Language: a muted sex joke

Obscene Language: One obscenity, the f-bomb.

Profanity: None

Violence: When a main character dies, we see blood coming from his ear.

Sex: One graphic sex scene, though no nudity during these scenes.

Nudity: A man exposes his chest, revealing he is really a woman.

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: None

Drugs: Some drinking.

Other: None

Running Time: 113 minutes
Intended Audience: Adults

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