The Iron Lady is a surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), the first and only female Prime Minister of The United Kingdom. One of the 20th century’s most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male dominated world.
- Excellent acting by Meryl Streep , she owned the role of Margaret Thatcher.
- Great story telling
- The movie takes a while to really get started and you may get lost in the beginning.
Margaret Thatcher: A person’s life has to mean something.
Margaret Thatcher: We will stand on principle, or we will not stand at all.
Margaret Thatcher: It used to be about trying to do something. Now it’s about trying to be someone.
Meryl Streep singlehandedly carries The Iron Lady with a performance-quite literally-for the ages. She deservedly won an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in this movie. It is a great movie to watch , whether you know about Margaret Thatcher or not , you will be fascinated by the story.
5 out of 5