The Iron Lady

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The Iron Lady
This biopic takes a look at Margaret Thatcher's political career, from her humble beginnings as a shopkeeper's daughter all the way to her multi-term rule as British PM. She not only had to deal with entrenched sexism in parliament, but also multiple crises, both local and international. The film has been nominated for two Oscars and has multiple other nominations and awards.

105 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10.
Biographical, Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

Britannia rules the waves!
Britannia rules the waves!

Credits

Cast
Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Susan Brown, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Iain Glen, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloyd
Director
Phyllida Lloyd
ScreenplayAbi Morgan
MusicThomas Newman
CinematographyElliot Davis
EditingJustine Wright
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2011
Produced byFilm4, UK Film Council, Canal+, CinéCinéma, Goldcrest Pictures, DJ Films, Pathé

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreBiography, drama
LanguageIsolated, express emotion
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceBrief, realistic, little blood-letting
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA portrayal of the life of Margaret Thatcher. Her passion, loves and regrets are shown in a sensitive manner.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
2
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
4
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
10
Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz quote iconStreep slaan asem weg as Thatcher.
15
Box Office
Kate Erbland quote iconA bizarre amalgamation of archival footage, half-baked montages, hallucinations that push the bounds of poetic license straight into the gray area of bad taste, and plain old tedium.
8
Metacritic.com
41 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
187 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconMeryl Streep's performance as The Iron Lady is reliably perfect, but it's mired in bland, self-important storytelling.
11

What the People say

Internet
7102 Netizens quote iconThe Humanization Of Margaret Thatcher by Meryl Streep
12

Average .. 56%

11

Trailer






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