Directed by Rodrigo García, 19th century Dublin, Albert Nobbs is an eccentric man in the latter part of middle age. He works as a waiter in Morrison’s Hotel run by the stingy and controlling Marge. Albert is hard working and saves his money so that one day he will be able to carve out a better life for himself. to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren’t encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin’s most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.