Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2014
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 plays a German hooker by the name of 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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