Movie Trailer for The Iron Lady (2011) starring Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloyd, Olivia Colman, Anthony Head, Richard E. Grant directed by Phyllida Lloyd Movie Review

The Iron Lady (2011)   4/54/54/54/54/5

Trailer for The Iron Lady

So as already mentioned "The Iron Lady" is this mix of the past and the present which uses Thatcher's fight against dementia as a lead in to recount her life, little things triggering memories of the past. It sort of works as not only do we see how things such as a news broadcast about a hotel bombing leading her to remember the Brighton bombing we also see how her memories torment her especially with her still seeing Denis and hearing him in her head despite having passed years earlier. I say sort of because whilst it leads in nicely to the past and in many ways allows us to sympathise with his woman who is partly haunted by events in her life there are some elements which don't work. A scene shortly after the period of the Falklands conflict is recounted as Thatcher in the present is surprised by a vision of Denis feels seriously out of place, cheapening a powerful series of scenes. ... Read Review