'Iron Lady' Director Defends Meryl Streep's Margaret Thatcher Role

11/26/2011 08:49 am ET | Updated Jan 26, 2012
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Less than two months ahead of The Iron Lady's U.K. release, Meryl Streep's portrayal of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher is generating a growing furor among British conservatives bristling at what they consider an unflattering portrayal.
Director Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!) is unfazed by the uproar.

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