The Iron Lady (2011)

“The Iron Lady” is a biographical drama film released in 2011, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. The film follows the life of the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from her early days as a grocer’s daughter to her rise to become the first female Prime Minister of the UK.

The film portrays Thatcher’s struggles and achievements, including her contentious policies on privatization, union busting, and the Falklands War. It also depicts the personal toll that her political career took on her relationships with her family and colleagues.

Meryl Streep’s performance in the film was widely praised, earning her numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actress. Despite some controversy surrounding the film’s portrayal of Thatcher, “The Iron Lady” was a box office success and a critical hit, with many critics praising its exploration of Thatcher’s complex character and legacy.

Duration: 105 min.

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