The Iron Lady (movie)

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Iron Lady is a 2011 biographical drama movie based on the life and career of Margaret Thatcher.[1] The movie was directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Abi Morgan. Thatcher is played by Meryl Streep.[2] Thatcher's husband, Denis Thatcher, is played by Jim Broadbent. Other cast members include Olivia Colman, Richard E. Grant, Roger Allam and Anthony Head.

It was released on 26 December 2011 to mixed reviews. For her role as Thatcher, Streep won an Academy Award for Best Actress.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hoyle, Ben (21 March 2007). "Iron Lady Set to Follow the Queen on Screen". The Times. Retrieved 25 January 2011.
  2. Peck, Tom (2 July 2010). "Meryl Streep Takes on Her Toughest Role: The Iron Lady". The Independent. Retrieved 25 January 2011.