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The Dressmaker

Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, THE DRESSMAKER is a bittersweet, comedy-drama set in early 1950s Australia. Tilly Dunnage, a beautiful and talented misfit, after many years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, returns home to the tiny middle-of-nowhere town of Dungatar to right the wrongs of the past. Not only does she reconcile with her ailing, eccentric mother Molly and unexpectedly falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy , but armed with her sewing machine and incredible sense of style, she transforms the women of the town and in so doing gets sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

Running Time
149 mins
Nb videos
2 videos included

Comments (9)

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Beautiful film.

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This is an excellent movie. Highly recommend.

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such a lovely film, I really enjoyed it. dark comedy, brilliant characters and hard to stop watching

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I really like this film, so I watched it twice. Dark comedy, full of messages that include revenge and retribution, and highlighting the prejudices and small mindedness of a group of people living in outback Australia, in a small town made up of cliques, most of them with things to hide, ...Read more

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Awesome film, better to what I have seen in a long time.

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Kate, what went wrong??? Terrible.

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It certainly is a "bittersweet, comedy-drama", or as Anonymous says, "dark comedy," with a bit too much whip-lash in a few places, going instantaneously from quirky fun, to sickly sweet, to melodramatic in a few places.

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Brilliant, dark comedy. Shakespearean and surreal.

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