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The Dressmaker ()


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A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

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Tilly Dunnage
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Molly Dunnage
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Teddy McSwiney
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Sergeant Farrat
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Irma Almanac
Shane Bourne ...
Evan Pettyman
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Beulah Harridiene
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Muriel Pratt
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Elsbeth Beaumont
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Barney McSwiney
Tracy Harvey ...
Lois Pickett
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Una Pleasance
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Alvin Pratt
Geneviève Lemon ...
Mae McSwiney
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William Beaumont
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Prudence Harridene
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Photographer
Terry Norris ...
Septimus
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Mr. Almanac
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Stewart Pettyman
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Gertrude Pratt
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Marigold Pettyman
Darcey Wilson ...
Young Tilly
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Reginald Blood
Amanda Woodhams ...
Nancy Pickett
Stan Leman ...
Ed McSwiney
Madeleine Hogan ...
Elizabeth McSwiney
Sage Barreda ...
Margaret McSwiney
Eric Beach ...
Ancient Drover
Caroline Lee ...
Fashionable Relative
Gregory Quinn ...
Detective
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Mrs. Tobin
Margot Knight ...
Mrs. Wood
Francesca Waters ...
Mrs. Enright
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Ticket Collector
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Young Molly
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Young Nancy
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Young Gertrude
Alex de Vos ...
Young Barney
Jason Buckley ...
Theatre Manager
Katia Nizic ...
Theatre Patron
Spike Hogan ...
Theatre Patron
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Doctor
Judah Hobbs ...
Boy in Wheat
Lanie Lane ...
Singer
Sandra Talty ...
Drummer
Howard Cairns ...
Saxophone Player
Steve Grant ...
Keyboardist
Malcolm Cole ...
Piano Player & Organist
Simon Farrow ...
Winyerp Footballer
Richard Anastasios ...
Winyerp Footballer
Mike Snow ...
Dungatar Footballer
Adrian Pickering ...
Dungatar Footballer
Charlotte Friels ...
Football Fan
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Townsfolk (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jocelyn Moorhouse

Written by

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P.J. Hogan ... (written by)
 
Jocelyn Moorhouse ... (screenplay)
 
Rosalie Ham ... (novel)

Produced by

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Daryl Dellora ... executive producer
Karl Engeler ... executive producer
Fred Gaines ... executive producer
Hugo Grumbar ... executive producer
Tim Haslam ... executive producer
P.J. Hogan ... executive producer
Ian Kirk ... executive producer
Louisa Kors ... line producer
Sue Maslin ... producer
Gavin Poolman ... executive producer
Roger Savage ... executive producer
Michael Shyjka ... executive producer
Greg Sitch ... executive producer

Music by

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David Hirschfelder

Cinematography by

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Donald McAlpine ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Jill Bilcock

Editorial Department

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Catherine Armstrong ... digital intermediate producer
Trish Cahill ... digital intermediate colorist
Emily Eddey ... Post Production Executive
Mitchell Goldberg ... assistant editor
Terence Race ... epk editor
Caitlin Spiller ... assembly editor / first assistant editor
Maryjeanne Watt ... post production supervisor
Ryan McKeague ... post-production executive (uncredited)
Stuart Monksfield ... on-line editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Christine King

Production Design by

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Roger Ford

Art Direction by

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Lucinda Thomson

Set Decoration by

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Lisa Thompson

Costume Design by

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Marion Boyce
Margot Wilson ... (Costume Designer to Kate Winslet)

Makeup Department

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Andrea Cadzow ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Angela Conte ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Adele Durno ... additional hair stylist (as Adele Derno) / additional makeup artist (as Adele Derno) / hair stylist: second unit (as Adele Derno) / makeup artist: second unit (as Adele Derno)
George Francis ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Ziggy Golden ... key hair stylist / key makeup artist
Dyan Gregoriou ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Warren Hanneman ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Jodie Hellingman ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Liz Jenkinson ... attachment hair stylist / attachment makeup artist
Eliza Langdon ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Helen Magelaki ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Karchie Mayher ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Danni McDowell ... additional hair stylist (as Danni MacDowell) / additional makeup artist (as Danni MacDowell)
Vickie Morris ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Carolyn Nott ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Selena Pertzel ... additional hair stylist (as Selina Purtzel) / additional makeup artist (as Selina Purtzel)
Ivana Primorac ... personal hair stylist: Ms. Winslet / personal makeup artist: Ms. Winslet
Gemma Reynolds ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Zeljka Stanin ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Brydie Stone ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Bec Taylor ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Justin Teague ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist / hair stylist: second unit / makeup artist: second unit
Shane Thomas ... hair designer / makeup designer
Natalie Vincentich ... additional hair stylist (as Natalie Vincetich) / additional makeup artist (as Natalie Vincetich)
Cheryl Williams ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Simon Zanker ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Jac Charlton ... dental prosthetics (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Renata Blaich ... second assistant director
Breeze Callahan ... second unit: second assistant director
Kristan Dowsing ... second second assistant director
Tom Hooper ... third assistant director
Phil Jones ... first assistant director
Peter McLennan ... first assistant director: second unit
Neil Sharma ... third assistant director (second unit)

Art Department

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Michael Bell ... set designer
Monica Casey ... art department intern
Ben Corless ... construction coordinator
Nicholas Dare ... assistant art director
Rohan Dawson ... head scenic artist
Tim Disney ... standby props
Sophie Durham ... art department assistant
Martin Hodgson ... steelworker
Sarah Hopper ... art department intern
Neneh Lucia ... art department intern (as Neneh Owen Pozzan)
Brad Maddern ... additional set dresser
Anna McEwan ... graphic designer
Jane Murphy ... property master
Das Patterson ... art department assistant
Nick Pledge ... props
Olivia Pulbrook ... assistant standby props

Sound Department

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Steve Burgess ... sound editor
Adam Connelly ... foley editor
Paradox Delilah ... second boom operator
Simon Diggins ... adr mixer
Helen Field ... sound post producer
Alex Francis ... foley recordist
Dan Giles ... boom operator
Nick Godkin ... sound recordist: second unit
Chris Goodes ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Michael Miller ... adr mixer
Glenn Newnham ... supervising sound editor
Liesl Pieterse ... adr editor
Andrew Ramage ... sound recordist
Diego Ruiz ... adr recordist
Gretchen Thornburn ... sound recordist: second unit
Mario Vaccaro ... sound
David Williams ... sound editor

Special Effects by

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Jeff Little ... senior special effects technican
Tim O'Brien ... senior special effects technician
Peter Stubbs ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Marten Blumen ... visual effects artist
David Booth ... visual effects supervisor
Bryn Farrelly ... lead compositor: slatevfx
Prue Fletcher ... visual effects producer: SLATEVFX
Gene Hammond-Lewis ... assistant visual effects supervisor/compositor
Evans Mark ... visual effects artist
Marc Purnell ... visual effects artist
Evan Shipard ... digital matte artist: Cartel Artists
Caitlin Spiller ... visual effects editor
David Sprüngli ... compositor
Eric Wadsworth ... cg artist: Cartel Artists
Ian Watson ... pipeline developer: Slate VFX

Stunts

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Chris Anderson ... stunt coordinator
Philli Anderson ... stunt performer
Graham Jahne ... assistant stunt coordinator
Joe Pampanella ... safety supervisor
Adrian Pickering ... stunt performer
Warwick Sadler ... assistant stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Robert Abboud ... lighting: second unit
Bradley Andrew ... video assist operator: second unit
Glenn Arrowsmith ... key grip
Michael Baker ... gaffer: second unit
Sage Barreda ... camera attachment
Jason Binnie ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Guang-Hui Chuan ... lighting technician
Sebastien Deveze ... lighting technician
Caitlin Dooley ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Karl Engeler ... gaffer
Aaron Farrugia ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Eddie Geddes ... lighting technician
Ross Giardina ... director of photography: opening sequence / director of photography: second unit
Simon Hawkins ... dolly grip
Thomas Hayes ... video split assistant
Aaron Jones ... video assist operator
Chris Eon Mitskinis ... electrician: second unit
Cameron Morley ... first assistant camera
Tim Morton ... digital imaging technician assistant
Darryl Murphy ... additional grip
Rob Murray ... camera operator: "b" camera
Sam Newman ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Stephen Oh ... drone camera operator
Christopher Reig ... digital imaging technician
Paul Seipel ... additional first assistant camera
David Williamson ... camera operator

Casting Department

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Cinzia Coassin ... casting associate
Amanda Mitchell ... casting associate
Charlotte Seymour ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Julie Barton ... key costumer
Anna Burstall ... personal dresser: Kate Winslet
Tim Chappel ... associate costume designer
John Van Gastel ... costumier
Tami Holton ... additional costume stand-by
Josephine Johnson ... costume art finisher
Vanessa Loh ... costume buyer
Sophie Theallet ... couture design consultant to the director
Kerry Thompson ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Julian Duggan ... location assistant
Peter Lawless ... locations scout
Neil McCart ... location consultant
Drew Rhodes ... location manager

Music Department

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David Berlin ... soloist: cello
Damon Criswell ... composer: additional music - trailer music
Kate Dean ... music supervisor
Ricky Edwards ... orchestrator
Jason Fernandez ... music editor
Bernard Galbally ... music supervisor
Robin Gray ... scoring mixer
Ben Hanlon ... soloist: bass
David Hirschfelder ... soloist: piano
Sam Hirschfelder ... musician
Shane O'Mara ... soloist: guitar
Simon Oswell ... soloist: violin
Emily Rogers Swanson ... music editor
Matthew Tomkins ... soloist: viola
Erkki Veltheim ... soloist: ethnic violin

Transportation Department

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Andrew Didlick ... driver: cast
Warwick King ... swing driver
Jules Ling ... assistant picture car coordinator
Rob Prusa ... picture car coordinator

Other crew

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Jay Adshead ... production secretary
Judy Bailey ... sewing machine coach: Kate Winslet
Ella Barton ... production runner
Carles Berot ... marketing and creative services
Charlie Carman ... script development manager
Penelope Chai ... assistant: producer, development
Rachael Clarke ... assistant: Kate Winslet
Davids Darzins ... legal
Georgeia De Araugo ... insurance broker: HW WOOD Australia Pty Ltd
Andrew Didlick ... security: Liam Hemsworth
Matthew Field ... electronic press kit producer
Jackie Fletcher ... production accountant
Veronica Gleeson ... script development executive
Martha Goddard ... attachment: director
Clare Hollins ... production runner
Rebecca Howcroft ... first assistant accountant
Katharina Keil ... script supervisor: second unit
Victoria Mielewska ... dialect coach: Kate Winslet
Matthew Niven ... assistant: Liam Hemsworth
Fiona Nix ... unit publicist
Katia Nizic ... assistant to producers
Cody Rawson-Harris ... animal trainer
Sarah Rawson-Harris ... animal trainer
Andrea Scarso ... Executive For Ingenious Senior Film Fund
Susie Struth ... script supervisor
Hans Van Beuge ... security: Kate Winslet
Franziska Wagenfeld ... investment manager: Film Victoria
Scott Warwick ... armorer
Lesley Wise ... legal and business affairs: Ingenious Media

Thanks

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Mark Baard ... thanks
Ann Churchill Brown ... thanks
Martha Coleman ... thanks
Jenny Darling ... thanks
Veronica Gleeson ... thanks
Mary Good ... thanks
Robyn Kershaw ... thanks
Sharon Lee ... thanks
Rachel McGennisken ... thanks
Denice Moorhouse ... in loving memory of
Max Pirkis ... thanks
Hylda Queally ... thanks
Charlotte Seymour ... thanks
Nigel Sharp ... thanks
Jenni Tosi ... thanks
Maite Villarino Vicente ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Based on Rosalie Ham's best selling novel, The Dressmaker is the story of femme fatale Tilly Dunnage who returns to her small home town in the country to right the wrongs of the past. A stylish drama with comic undertones about love, revenge and haute couture. Written by Sue Maslin

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Taglines A film about love, revenge and haute couture. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Haute couture (France)
  • The Dressmaker - Die Schneiderin (Germany)
  • La modista (Spain)
  • A ruhakészítő (Hungary)
  • Месть от кутюр (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 119 min
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Box Office

Budget AUD17,000,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $1,715,078, 30 Oct 2016

Did You Know?

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Trivia Kate Winslet and Judy Davis had a hard time keeping a straight face while filming the scene where Liam Hemsworth strips off to get a measurement. See more »
Goofs In 1951, the characters talk about being children (in 1926) and playing at Superman. The first Superman comic was not published until 1938. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Kate Winslet/Michael Fassbender/Julie Walters/50 Cent/Ellie Goulding (2015). See more »
Soundtracks Meet Me With Your Black Dress On See more »
Crazy Credits Windmill squeak is heard at then end of the credits. See more »
Quotes Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage: Take your clothes off
Molly Dunnage: A murderer... and a lesbian...
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