2011 Certificate: 12

Synopsis

Meryl Streep gives the performance of her career as Margaret Thatcher, the controversial British Prime Minister. Director Phyllida Lloyd's (Mamma Mia) biopic gives Maggie T a sympathetic ear as it looks back over her political and private life from the perspective of old age and worsening dementia. Also featuring fabulous turns from Jim Broadbent as her husband Dennis and Richard E. Grant as Thatcher adversary Michael Heseltine.

Director

  • Phyllida Lloyd

Cast

  • Meryl Streep

  • Jim Broadbent

  • Iain Glen

  • Richard E Grant

  • Anthony Head