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Director  Jim OBrien
Music director  George Fenton
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Language  English
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance
Story by  Beryl Bainbridge
Country  United States United Kingdom
The Dressmaker (1988 film) movie poster
Release date  October 16, 1988 (1988-10-16) (United States)
Based on  The Dressmaker by Beryl Bainbridge
Writer  Beryl Bainbridge (novel), John McGrath
Cast  Joan Plowright (Nellie), Billie Whitelaw (Margo), Pete Postlethwaite (Jack), Jane Horrocks (Rita)
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The dressmaker


The Dressmaker is a 1988 British drama film directed by Jim O'Brien and starring Joan Plowright, Billie Whitelaw and Pete Postlethwaite. Set during the Second World War in England, the story concerns a claustrophobic relationship between two middle-aged sisters and their fragile 17-year-old niece. It is an adaptation of the novel The Dressmaker by Beryl Bainbridge.

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Cast

  • Joan Plowright - Nellie
  • Billie Whitelaw - Margo
  • Pete Postlethwaite - Jack
  • Jane Horrocks - Rita
  • Tim Ransom - Wesley
  • Pippa Hinchley - Val
  • Rosemary Martin - Mrs. Manders
  • Tony Haygarth - Mr. Manders
  • Michael James Reed - Chuck
  • Sam Douglas - Corporal Zawadski
  • Bert Parnaby - Mr. Barnes
  • Lorraine Ashbourne - Factory Girl
  • Mandy Walsh - Factory Girl
  • Margi Clarke - Shopwoman
  • Andrew Moorcroft - Butcher's Boy
  • Marie Jelliman - Mrs. O'Toole
  • References

    The Dressmaker (1988 film) Wikipedia
    The Dressmaker (1988 film) IMDb The Dressmaker (1988 film) themoviedb.org


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