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The Iron Lady

Directed by British filmmaker Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!) and written by UK screenwriter Abi Morgan (Suffragette), this gripping historical biopic was the recipient of two Oscars and one Golden Globe. Starring a top-class British cast including Jim Broadbent, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Olivia Colman and Alexandra Roach, it was co-produced by UK companies Film4, UK Film Council and Goldcrest Pictures.

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In her later years, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) reflects on her life and legacy as she prepares to discard the belongings of her deceased husband, Denis (Jim Broadbent). Suffering from dementia, and deteriorating in old age, she looks back over her career as the first female Prime Minister of the UK.