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form y The Dressmaker single work   film/TV  
Adaptation of The Dressmaker Rosalie Ham 2000 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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“You can’t keep anything secret here,” said the old woman. “Everybody knows everything about everyone but no one ever tittle tattles because then someone else’ll tell on them. But you don’t matter – it’s open slather on outcasts.”

'The Dressmaker is a bittersweet tragi-comedy about a glamorous young woman who returns, after many years in Europe, to her small home town in rural Australia in order to right some wrongs from the past. When Tilly comes home, she not only heals her ailing mother, but with her sewing machine, and haute couture style, transforms the women of the town in such a way that she gets sweet revenge on those who did her wrong. She also falls unexpectedly in love, which leads to her greatest loss, and her most destructive deed.' (Producer's abstract)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      Film Art Media , 2015 .
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      Screen cap from promotional trailer
      Extent: 115 min.p.

Works about this Work

Box Office Bonanza Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 January 2016; (p. 34)
It's a Golden Age for Julia Fiona Purdon , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 1 May 2016; (p. 84)
Dressed for Film Success Penelope Debelle , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 August 2016; (p. 26)
Our New Queens of the Desert are Dressed to Impress Vicky Roach , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 May 2015; (p. 5)
Snookered by a New Career Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 June 2015; (p. 25)
Tell Him He's Not Dreamin' Anymore Vicky Roach , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 19 July 2015; (p. 80)
Reel Winners Vicky Roach , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 July 2015; (p. 12)
'Aussie films are heading for a 10 per cent share of the local box office for the first time in more than 20 years...'
More Australian Action in Toronto Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 August 2015; (p. 20) The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 August 2015; (p. 20)
Date With Kate : Barry Otto Kate Waterhouse , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 30 August 2015; (p. 3)
Sound Effort : Musical Movie Another String in Hick's Bow Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 12 August 2015; (p. 6)
Aussie Movies Get Some International Love 2015 single work column
— Appears in: NT News , 4 September 2015; (p. 47)
'Aussies are set to dominate at the Toronto International Film Festival this month...'
The Dressmaker Sews up AACTAs Michael Bodey , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 October 2015; (p. 15)
Homegrown Hits Shine at the AACTAs Mark Naglazas , Sue Yeap , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 October 2015; (p. 14)
The Dressmaker and Mad Max : Fury Road Dominate Aactas, the Aussie Oscars Nancy Groves , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 29 October 2015;
Tailor Made For Festival Dress Circle Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 September 2015; (p. 3)
Producer Calls for More Films for Women Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 November 2015; (p. 18)
Flicking Over the $64 Million Mark Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 8 October 2015; (p. 24)
Going Gaga For the Adelaide Film Festival Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 October 2015; (p. 45)
Friends in High Places Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 October 2015; (p. 12)
Understudies Line Up to Follow Sarah's Hollywood Star Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 October 2015; (p. 3)
Nine Australian Movies to Watch in 2015 Luke Buckmaster , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 6 January 2015;

— Review of Mad Max : Fury Road George Miller 2015 single work film/TV ; The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV ; The Blinky Bill Movie Fin Edquist 2015 single work film/TV ; Paper Planes Steve Worland Robert Connolly 2014 single work film/TV ; Sam Klemke’s Time Machine Mathew Bate Sandy Cameron 2015 single work film/TV ; Strangerland Fiona Seres 2015 single work film/TV ; Kill Me Three Times James McFarland 2014 single work film/TV ; Oddball and the Penguins Peter Ivan 2015 single work film/TV ; The Daughter Simon Stone 2015 single work film/TV
Dressed for Success Rosemary Neill , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 September 2015; (p. 8-9)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
The Dressmaker Review – A Batty, Fancy-frocked Revenge Story Luke Buckmaster , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 17 October 2015;

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Sharpened Tongue Cuts Close to Home Philippa Hawker , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 October 2015; (p. 35)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Frivolous Fun Craig Mathieson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 25 October 2015; (p. 10)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Frivolous but Fun Craig Mathieson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 25 October 2015; (p. 18)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Dressed for Success Jake Wilson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 October 2015; (p. 17) The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 October - 1 November 2015; (p. 15)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Ill-Fitting Tale Lacks Restraint David Stratton , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 October - 1 November 2015; (p. 16)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Outback Glamour Dasha Romanowski , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , November no. 429 2015; (p. 30)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Much-Loved Material Far From Perfect Fit Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 October 2015; (p. 46)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Tale Loses Its Thread Nick Dent , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 25 October 2015; (p. 80)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Sewing Revenge Leigh Paatsch , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 31 October 2015; (p. 30) The Advertiser , 29 October 2015; (p. 43)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Winslet Cuts a Fine Style in Aussie Drama Fiona Purdon , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 October 2015; (p. 52)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Reap What You Sew Leigh Paatsch , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 October 2015; (p. 32)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Peter Kenneally Reviews 'The Dressmaker' Peter Kenneally , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 376 2015; (p. 44)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
[Untitled] Leigh Paatsch , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 November 2015; (p. 30)

— Review of The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 single work film/TV
Back to the Bush to Find a Blockbuster Vicky Roach , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 August 2013; (p. 36)
Back to the Outback Vicky Roach , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 August 2013; (p. 57)
Short Cuts Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18 December 2014; (p. 30)
First in Best Dress Antimo Iannella , Matt Gilbertson , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 December 2014; (p. 33)
Our New Queens of the Desert are Dressed to Impress Vicky Roach , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 May 2015; (p. 5)
Snookered by a New Career Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 June 2015; (p. 25)
Tell Him He's Not Dreamin' Anymore Vicky Roach , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 19 July 2015; (p. 80)
Reel Winners Vicky Roach , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 July 2015; (p. 12)
'Aussie films are heading for a 10 per cent share of the local box office for the first time in more than 20 years...'
More Australian Action in Toronto Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 August 2015; (p. 20) The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 August 2015; (p. 20)
Sound Effort : Musical Movie Another String in Hick's Bow Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 12 August 2015; (p. 6)
Date With Kate : Barry Otto Kate Waterhouse , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 30 August 2015; (p. 3)
Aussie Movies Get Some International Love 2015 single work column
— Appears in: NT News , 4 September 2015; (p. 47)
'Aussies are set to dominate at the Toronto International Film Festival this month...'
The Dressmaker Sews up AACTAs Michael Bodey , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 October 2015; (p. 15)
Homegrown Hits Shine at the AACTAs Mark Naglazas , Sue Yeap , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 October 2015; (p. 14)
The Dressmaker and Mad Max : Fury Road Dominate Aactas, the Aussie Oscars Nancy Groves , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 29 October 2015;
Tailor Made For Festival Dress Circle Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 September 2015; (p. 3)
Producer Calls for More Films for Women Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 November 2015; (p. 18)
Flicking Over the $64 Million Mark Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 8 October 2015; (p. 24)
Going Gaga For the Adelaide Film Festival Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 October 2015; (p. 45)
Friends in High Places Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 October 2015; (p. 12)
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