Courting Oscar Again Still Understated
It's not the dressing up that Janet McTeer enjoys but the conversations along the way.
It's been 12 years since Janet McTeer, 50, last braved the endless red carpets of awards season. Back then she was a first-time Academy Award nominee as best actress for the indie film Tumbleweeds, playing a single mom who drifts from man to man. This time, she's earned a supporting actress nomination for Albert Nobbs, in which, opposite fellow nominee Glenn Close, she portrays a woman confidently passing as a man. The second time around, she's finding the whole process "more intense. It does seem to be more elaborate, more clothes, more glamour. I wonder if it has something to do with the recession?"
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