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The Dressmaker | Movie Review

Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse Starring
  • Kate Winslet
  • Liam Hemsworth
  • Hugo Weaving
  • Sarah Snook
  • Judy Davis
Screenplay by Jocelyn Moorhouse Genre Drama Certificate

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Movie Reviews

Guest Review: The Dressmaker (2016)

The Dressmaker tells the story of an outwardly successful middle-aged woman named Tilly (Kate Winslet) who returns home to rural Australia, after having been ostracized from the town as a young girl. 1,020 more words

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"The Dressmaker" Leaves Viewers Scratching Their Heads

As soon as the credits rolled the mixed emotions and opinions of viewers could be heard throughout the theater. What exactly was that? Starting as a slapstick, American sitcom, morphing into a bodice ripping romance and finishing with a violent horror bent, … 392 more words


"The Dressmaker"

Though I deeply admire the acting of Kate Winslet, I intensely disliked this film. It was messy, derivative , and poorly written and directed. The characterized types whom basically posed or over- acted were so petty and self-serving that the revenge of the final conflagration seemed petty, too. 233 more words

REVIEW: The Dressmaker

“I’m back, you bastards,” declares Kate Winslet’s Tilly Dunnage upon arriving back in her home town at the outset of “The Dressmaker.” It’s a fitting start for a movie that revels unapologetically in camp, from dialogue to literal barn-burning events (and perhaps even too far with Hugo Weaving’s sheriff with a flair for drag). 243 more words

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Movies: Sully and the Dressmaker; one to see and one to skip


The Dressmaker

I don’t know how to label this movie, which takes place in a small rural Australian town in the 1950s. It is sort of a comedy/western/mystery while not really working on any of these fronts. 509 more words

Flash Movie Review: The Dressmaker

At the time they recited the saying to me I thought I was being handed a line. The spoken words made no sense to me. “You are only given as much as you can handle;” what the heck were they talking about? 501 more words