The Iron Lady

Movie information

Never compromise. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for some violent images and brief nudity.
Released on:
December 30, 2011 (limited)
January 13, 2012 (expanding)

Previously Announced Release Dates:
December 16, 2011

Production Companies:
Pathe, Film4
The Weinstein Co.

Status: Released

Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Olivia Colman, Iain Glen, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloyd, Susan Brown, Alice da Cunha

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Screenwriter: Abi Morgan

Genre: Drama, Bio
About the film:
An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Rated PG-13 for some violent images and brief nudity.

Project Timeline:
Jul. 1, 2010: Director: Phyllida Lloyd, Writer: Abi Morgan, Cast: Meryl Streep (in talks)
May 13, 2011: Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
Jun. 17, 2011: Release Date: December 16, 2011
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