Item #: 2878
Rating: ★★★★★ / 4.7 / 700 views
Accused of murder when she was a child, a dressmaker (Kate Winslet) returns to her small Australian town to seek revenge on the locals who did her wrong.
The Dressmaker is a 2015 Australian revenge comedy-drama film directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, based on the novel of the same name by Rosalie Ham. It was produced by Sue Maslin, with a screenplay by Moorhouse. It stars Kate Winslet as a femme fatale in the titular role of the dressmaker, ...
The Dressmaker” is now showing (opend November 4) in theatres ...
Even Kate Winslet carrying her sewing machine like a gunfighter’s pistol can’t redeem this unbearable patchwork of comedy and tragedy.
The film is most successful when it’s playing dress-up, less so when the comedy goes black, and worst off when it attempts melodrama.
"The Dressmaker" is only sew-sew.
Unfortunately, and despite its promising start, The Dressmaker doesn’t move much beyond the level of well-costumed playacting.