Meryl Streep's Latest 'Iron Lady' Trailer Shows Margaret Thatcher's Own Transformation (Video)

8:25 AM PST 12/08/2011 by Michael O'Connell
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The new promo for the prime minister's biopic focuses on how much of Thatcher's life is covered by the film.

Up until now, most coverage of upcoming Margaret Thatcher biopic The Iron Lady has focused on the physical transformation of star Meryl Streep. But what about the film's subject?

As first hinted at in the teaser, Iron Lady focuses on the former British prime minister's immense transformation as well, following her from her childhood to her 80s.

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The Weinstein Company has released a new trailer for the for the awards buzz-y film, and it more than plays up the distance Thatcher covered during her career.

Thatcher is seen as a young woman getting an informal proposal from husband Denis, being mocked at Parliament, rising to power and ultimately departing 10 Downing.

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Throw in a serious focus on both the 1981 miners' strike and the struggle over the Falkland Islands, and you've got a lot of ground to cover in under 2 hours.

Watch the latest trailer below:

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