Kate Winslet in the bittersweet comedy The Dressmaker
The Dressmaker is a bittersweet comedy about love, revenge and haute couture.
What’s the movie about?
Set in the 1950s, The Dressmaker is a bittersweet comedy about a glamorous young woman who returns, after many years in Europe, to her small home town in rural Australia in order to right some wrongs from the past. When Tilly (played by Kate Winslet) comes home, she not only reconciles with her ailing mother Molly (played by Judy Davis) but, with her sewing machine. With her haute couture style, she transforms the women of the town in such a way that she gets sweet revenge on those who did her wrong. She also falls unexpectedly in love, which leads to her greatest loss and her most destructive deed.
Who is in it?
Written and directed by Jocelyn Poorhouse and based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, The Dressmaker brings together a highly acclaimed case including Academy Award winner Kate Winslet, Academy Award nominee Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth and Hugo Weaving.
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