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Phantom Thread (2017)

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Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Alma
... Reynolds Woodcock
... Cyril
... London Housekeeper
Sue Clark ... Biddy
Joan Brown ... Nana
Harriet Leitch ... Pippa
Dinah Nicholson ... Elsa
Julie Duck ... Irma
Maryanne Frost ... Winn
Elli Banks ... Elli
Amy Cunningham ... Mabel
Amber Brabant ... Amber
Geneva Corlett ... Geneva
Juliet Glaves ... Florist
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Storyline

Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants, and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love. Written by Focus Features

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Drama | Romance

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$21,023,275, 1 April 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,523,275, 1 April 2018
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Trivia

Italian director Luca Guadagnino heralded Phantom Thread (2017) as the best film of 2017. Around the same time, Paul Thomas Anderson revealed in a Reddit session his own favorite film of that year was Guadagnino's Call Me by Your Name (2017). See more »

Goofs

When the countess arrives at the front door, the door knocker is heard so Cyril goes to open the door. The countess is climbing the steps and no one else is at the door to do the door knocking when Cyril opens the door. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alma: Reynolds has made my dreams come true. And I have given him what he desires most in return.
Dr. Robert Hardy: And what's that?
Alma: Every piece of me.
Dr. Robert Hardy: He's a very demanding man, isn't he? Must be quite a challenge to be with him.
Alma: Yes. Maybe he is the most demanding man.
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Crazy Credits

Juliet Glaves is credited as a florist in both the cast of characters and the art department. See more »


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Puck Beaverton's Tattoo
Written by Jonny Greenwood
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dull, weird and pointless
25 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

Sorry, i thought it was beautiful, and obviously acted well. but the plot was odd, the characters poorly defined and the ending maddening. i can appreciate the work done but disappointed in the overall flow of the film. should win for best costume design for sure though.


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