INTERVIEW: ‘Albert Nobbs’ producer, screenwriter and actress Glenn Close

Posted by · 10:15 am · September 3rd, 2011

Telluride Film Festival Actress Glenn Close has known the title character of “Albert Nobbs” for nearly 30 years. Ever since she was first asked to audition for the play “The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs” in 1982, which brought her to George Moore’s short story about a woman living as a male waiter in male-dominated […]

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Rodrigo Garcia talks ‘Mother and Child’

Posted by · 9:04 am · October 6th, 2009

The Annette Bening starrer “Mother and Child” stirred the awards conversation in Toronto, mostly for Bening but with plenty offering wonderful notices for the performances of Samuel L. Jackson and Naomi Watts.  Guy even made a pretty good case for the film cornering the female vote (in the year of the woman, no less).  But, […]

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Could ‘Mother and Child’ corner the female vote?

Posted by · 4:14 pm · September 16th, 2009

One of the surprises of the TIFF coverage I’ve read so far has been the notably enthusiastic reception for Rodrigo Garcia’s “Mother and Child.” It’s a film I confess hadn’t been on my radar at all until now, despite my high regard for Garcia’s quiet, character-oriented work in film and especially television. “Mother and Child” […]

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