|Genre:||Drama, New to Library|
|Run Time:||105 minutes|
|Year of Release:||2012|
|Consumer Advice:||Mature Themes and Coarse Language|
|Distributor:||Icon Film Distribution Pty Limited|
London, 2008. In her well-appointed apartment, the elderly former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher prepares breakfast for her husband Denis, as she has every morning of their married life. It's not until Margaret's personal aide bustles in that we see that Margaret sits at the table alone. Denis is alive only in her imagination.
THE IRON LADY is the story of a woman who came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male dominated world. It is a film about power and the price that is paid for power, a story that is both unique and universal.
Anne Hathaway is set to star in a new adaptation of Shakespeare comedy 'The Taming of the Shrew', written by screenwriter Abi Morgan.
The actress - who took home Best Supporting actress for her role in 'Les Miserables' at the Golden Globe Awards - has reportedly signed on to the project, which has just gone into development, according to TheWrap.com.
The script is being written...
Meryl Streep has won the best actress Oscar for The Iron Lady.
Streep played the British prime minister as a senile retiree, as well as a hectoring, dominant figure who instilled fear and respect in her own cabinet.
Streep, 62, won the best actress award for her 17th Oscar nomination, the most times any performer has been nominated by the Academy.
Her third win put her in...
'The Artist' leads the nominations at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA).
The French silent movie - starring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo - has received 12 nods in categories including Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, Leading Actor and Leading Actress, beating 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' which is up for 11 awards.
Meryl Streep has been nominated for Leading Actress...
Meryl Streep is expected to land a Bafta nomination later for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher - just a day after her Golden Globe success.
The US star was named Best Actress in a Drama for her role as the former British Prime Minister in The Iron Lady, and is tipped for an Oscar nod.
The shortlist for this year's Orange British Academy Film Awards is being announced at Bafta...
Meryl Streep was 'fizzing with excitement' while filming scenes for 'The Iron Lady'.
The Hollywood veteran stars as Margaret Thatcher in the new biopic, which required her to use a lot of make-up and prosthetics to disguise her appearance, and she admits the look excited her because it meant she could be anonymous filming scenes in the street.
Director Phyllida Lloyd explained...
It has received mixed reviews from critics but tonight Meryl Streep will walk the red carpet at the European premiere of the Margaret Thatcher biopic, The Iron Lady.
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The first major film...
The family of Margaret Thatcher have rejected an invitation to see the Iron Lady at a public screening in London, the film's director says.
Phyllida Lloyd said that despite basing much of the film on the autobiography of the former prime minister's daughter Carol, she had not spoken to any members of the Thatcher family about the controversial picture.
But she said she could...
Meryl Streep had been looking to take on a project like 'The Iron Lady' for 'a long time'.
The Oscar-winning actress - who portrays infamous British political leader Margaret Thatcher in the upcoming movie - was hoping to take on a role that spanned a number of years, as she felt it would be an 'extraordinary challenge'.
Phyllida Lloyd, director of 'The Iron Lady', explained:...
Meryl Streep has won a prestigious award for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in the film The Iron Lady.
She was named best actress at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, suggesting she is a frontrunner for an Oscar.
The Iron Lady sees an aged Baroness Thatcher look back at her 11-year career as Prime Minister.
Two-time Oscar winner Streep said taking on the role was...
Meryl Streep showed her credentials for the role as former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher when the launch of the poster for her new biopic The Iron Lady went awry in London.
The Oscar-winning actress was supposed to pull on a length of rope to unveil the poster on a mobile billboard atop a truck opposite the Houses of Parliament - but she broke the rope clean...