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The Dressmaker

Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, this bittersweet, comedy-drama is 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.

Year: 2015
Genre: Drama, Australian Film
Country: Australia
Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse
Starring: Barry Otto, Hugo Weaving, Judy Davis, Kate Winslet, Kerry Fox, Rebecca Gibney, Liam Hemsworth, Sarah Snook
Duration: 118 Minutes
Rating: M - Violence, sexual references and offensive language.
7.1/10
Location in store: Australian Film

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