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The dressmaker

Author: Jocelyn MoorhouseP J HoganSue MaslinKate WinsletJudy DavisAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Broad Green Pictures, [2016] ©2015
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this bittersweet, comedy-drama, set in early 1950s Australia, the strikingly elegant, fashion-forward Tilly Dunnage returns to the dustball hometown in the Australian Outback from which she was exiled and, armed with her Singer sewing machine and haute couture style, she sets her sights on revenge against the townsfolk who did her wrong, using her skills as a dressmaker to sew havoc.
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Film adaptations
Comedy films
Drama
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jocelyn Moorhouse; P J Hogan; Sue Maslin; Kate Winslet; Judy Davis; Liam Hemsworth; Hugo Weaving; Caroline Goodall; Kerry Fox; Rebecca Gibney; Sarah Snook; Jill Bilcock; Donald M McAlpine; David Hirschfelder; Roger Ford; Marion Boyce; Margot Wilson; Rosalie Ham; Screen Australia,; Universal Pictures International,; Ingenious Senior Film Fund,; Film Art Media,; White Hot Productions,; Film Victoria,; Soundfirm,; Motion Picture Lighting (Firm),; Embankment Films,; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 1028010880
Language Note: English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; optional subtitles in Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); audio description for the vision impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Widescreen (2.39:1).
Credits: Director of photography, Donald M. McAlpine ; editor, Jill Bilcock ; production designer, Roger Ford ; costume designer, Marion Boyce ; Tilly Dunnage's costumes designed by Margot Wilson ; composer, David Hirschfelder.
Cast: Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Julia Blake, Shane Bourne, Kerry Fox, Rebecca Gibney, Caroline Goodall, Gyton Grantley, Tracy Harvey, Sacha Horler, Shane Jacobson, Genevieve Lemon, James Mackay, Hayley Magnus, Terry Norris, Barry Otto, Roroy Potter, Sarah Snook, Alison Whyte, Darcey Wilson, Mark Leonard Winter, Amanda Woodhams.
Target Audience: Rating: R; for brief language and a scene of violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer, widescreen 2.39:1 ; Dolby digital 5.1.
Responsibility: Screen Australia and Universal Pictures International present ; Ingenious Senior Film Fund ; a Film Art Media production ; in association with White Hot Productions ; Film Victoria ; Soundfirm ; Motion Picture Lighting ; Embankment Films ; in association with Screen Australia ; directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse ; produced by Sue Maslin ; written by Jocelyn Moorhouse & P.J. Hogan.

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In this bittersweet, comedy-drama, set in early 1950s Australia, the strikingly elegant, fashion-forward Tilly Dunnage returns to the dustball hometown in the Australian Outback from which she was exiled and, armed with her Singer sewing machine and haute couture style, she sets her sights on revenge against the townsfolk who did her wrong, using her skills as a dressmaker to sew havoc.

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