Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2005
Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry
Lena Brandt in The Good German 2006
Character Is A Prostitute
The Good German is a 2006 film adaptation of Joseph Kanon’s eponymous 2001 novel. In this film Cate Blanchett plays German hooker Lena Brandt. The character is also the former girlfriend of George Clooney’s character. The world is in a period of uncertainty following World War 2. To make ends meet, Lena has turned to prostitution for survival.
Honorable mention. In 2009 Cate also appeared on-stage in A Streetcar Named Desire. She played the iconic role of Blanche DuBois.
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