Not only has it been 30 years since Glenn Close first played Albert Nobbs on stage, this time she had the added pressure of knowing her performance would be scrutinized by cameras. To accomplish a transformation that would hold up in high definition, the film’s makeup and costuming teams spent more than two hours each day sculpting, primping, polishing, and binding the actress.
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