Albert Nobbs (2011) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Albert Nobbs

Rodrigo García, 2011

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The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs
George Moore, 1918

Albert Nobbs is a movie directed by Rodrigo García in 2011 and based on the book The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs by George Moore, first published in 1918. The movie features Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Brendan Gleeson, Maria Doyle Kennedy, and others.

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Albert Nobbs (Rodrigo García, 2011)

7.1

/ 10

Book Cover: The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs (George Moore, 1918)

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Storyline

Albert Nobbs is a butler at the Morrison Hotel in late-19th-century Dublin, Ireland; his boss is Mrs Baker. Although biologically female, Albert has spent the last 30 years living as a man. He has also been secretly saving money to buy a tobacconist shop to gain some measure of freedom and independence. Recently unemployed Joe Mackins arrives at the hotel and cons his way into a boilerman job.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Albert Nobbs, the 2011 movie by Rodrigo García

Year

2011

Minutes

113

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Cover of The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, the 1918 book by George Moore

Year

1918

Pages

112

Book Rate

7.10

S: Goodreads

Book

The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs

Country: Ireland

First published in: 1918

Length: 112 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Albert Nobbs, the 2011 movie by Rodrigo García

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Cover of The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, the 1918 book by George Moore

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