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Phantom Thread (2017)

R | | Drama | 25 December 2017 (USA)
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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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Cyril
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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Johanna
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Set in the glamour of 1950's 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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The Spanish fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga's relation with his work and the way he led his life, with Paul Thomas Anderson's words "monastic life", inspired the character of Reynolds Woodcock. See more »

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[from trailer]
Alma: If you want to have a staring contest with me, you will lose.
[long pause]
Reynolds Woodcock: [laughs]
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The final end credit reads "For Jonathan Demme". See more »

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There is nothing "perfect" about this movie
2 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

Inspired by the life and work of nine great fashion designers -- all of whom were gay -- Anderson sends the gayness right back into the closet. Neither he nor his costume designer have any notion of how the art of fashion or the world that supports it operates, nor do they understand the relationship gay artists have to the women that inspire them. And no I'm not talking about "Will & Grace." This film s a depressing travesty. Daniel Day-Lewis began his career playing a fearless gay man in "My Beautiful Laundrette" he ends it played a closeted stick-insect.


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