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The Dressmaker: Review 

Whoever was responsible for The Dressmaker’s trailer, deserves an Academy Award for ‘the most misleading trailer of 2015’. What has largely been marketed as a ‘safe’, lighthearted romp is, in truth, far from it. 468 more words

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The Dressmaker has been referred to as two tantalising prospects, star of the film Kate Winslet describes it as a story about a daughter re-connecting with her mother and director Jocelyn Moorhouse describes it as “Clint Eastwood’s… 783 more words

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The Dressmaker Reviewed by Zachary Whyte ★

The best experience this film gave me was in the moments I was strolling out. I entered into a pleasant discussion with a nice middle aged couple about what a load of old rubbish we’d just sat through. 336 more words


FILM REVIEW: The Dressmaker

The Dressmaker (Jocelyn Moorhouse, 2015)

Arguably the biggest local film of the year, The Dressmaker is uniquely Australian, although its buzz is most likely in large part to its international star. 408 more words

The Dressmaker


Myrtle ‘Tilly’ Dunnage is back in Dungatar, Australia. It’s a dreary, small-minded nothing of a place,  but there are demons to confront and scores to settle, and Tilly won’t rest until she’s righted those old wrongs. 244 more words


‘The Dressmaker’

Adapted from Rosalie Ham’s very funny novel of the same name, The Dressmaker is hugely entertaining and quintessentially Australian – in spite of the lead played by Brit, Kate Winslet (The Reader, Titanic). 31 more words

Review: The Dressmaker

Title:                         The Dressmaker

Certificate:               12A

Director:                   Jocelyn Moorhouse

Major Players:         Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth

Out Of Five:             3

Why, I wonder, did The Dressmaker not get a slot at this year’s London Film Festival?  819 more words

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