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Starting today (In Montreal) The Dressmaker (2015) is Jocelyn Moorhouse’s (Proof, How to Make an American Quilt) latest feature. It stars Kate Winslet and Judy Davis.

A woman returns to her Australian town after becoming successful in the haute couture world. Her dark past comes back to haunt her as she is out for revenge because of prior events.

With both leading actresses overplaying and with its alternating sequences going from parody to drama with mild success, The Dressmaker offers nothing new but it can still act as a crowd pleaser…

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