|Glenn Close||Albert Nobbs|
|Brendan Gleeson||Dr. Holloran|
|Janet McTeer||Hubert Page|
|Pauline Collins||Mrs. Baker|
|Jonathan Rhys-Meyers||Viscount Yarrell|
In 19th-century Ireland, painfully shy butler Albert Nobbs hides an incredible secret: He is really a she. Terrified that someone will discover her identity, Albert keeps a very low profile, until the arrival of Hubert Page registers a sea change in Albert's life. Hubert is also secretly a woman and has managed to find a partner who helps her maintain her masquerade. Hoping to find a similar arrangement, Albert begins wooing a hotel maid .