Review: The Dressmaker


The star of new Australian film The Dressmaker isn’t Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet, nor is it Australian favourites Judy Davis and Hugo Weaving, or even homegrown Hollywood heartthrob Liam Hemsworth. The star of this dark comedy drama is in fact the clothes. And not just any clothes but jaw dropping French inspired couture pieces. Costume designers Marion Boyce, Sophie Theallet and Margot Wilson, have delivered all the magic you could expect for a film centred around the transformative power of fashion. The story is set in 1950s Dungatar, a fictional small country town in Victoria. Replete with the larger… Continue Reading