In "Albert Nobbs", released today in Italian cinemas, Glenn Close plays a male role. In this clip the actress reveals that to interpret her character she was inspired by the Albanian "Sworn Virgins".The figure of the "burnesha" has always struck the imagination of writers and travelers from all over Europe. Among the many, we remember Edith Durham , who told about it in his books on Albania, ed Elvira Dones , who made her the protagonist of his novel "The sworn virgin" .
We are in eighteenth-century Ireland. Albert Nobbs is the best of the waiters working in a Dublin hotel. His life is totally dedicated to carrying out his profession the best possible, so that he can earn the money necessary to open his business in the future. But Albert Nobbs has a secret: she is a woman. You can read the review on My Movies .