The Weekly Review Myke Bartlett October 27, 2015 The Dressmaker isn’t your average Australian comedy. The 1950s small-town setting might look familiar, but there’s nothing quaint about the adventures of the titular Tilly (Kate Winslet), who returns after a long absence to wreak revenge. The humour is savage and the characters as colourful as the […]
SMH Sue Maslin October 27, 2015 The film industry relies on its female audience, so why aren’t more women helping shape its offerings? In the 35 years or so the gender equity issue for women in the screen industry has been on the table, the arguments have failed dismally to shift the consistently poor representation […]
Hush Hush Biz Caroline Russo October 27, 2015 Comedy and tragedy go hand-in-hand in ‘The Dressmaker’, a larger-than-life, heartbreaking laugher that benefits from its brave cast and stellar wardrobe selection. Not the warm and fuzzy dramedy some may be expecting based off its trailer, Jocelyn Moorhouse’s adaptation of Rosalie Ham’s novel is a considerably dark […]
Alt Media Leigh Livingstone October 26, 2015 Based on the novel by Australian author Rosalie Ham, The Dressmaker is an outback drama about revenge with dark comedic undertones. Fashionable femme fatale and dressmaker, Myrtle ‘Tilly’ Dunnage (Kate Winslet), returns to her dusty country home of Dungatar to take care of her unstable mother (Judy Davis) […]
FiveAA October 26, 2015 Leon Byner chats with Australian actor Hugo Weaving about his role in the new film The Dressmaker. The film also stars Kate Winslet, Judy Davis and Liam Hemsworth. WATCH Leon’s interview with Hugo at the top of this page. The Dressmaker trailer here:
Fox October 25, 2015 Download the clip (mp4 – 256kb) Hugo talks about his near death experience on-stage when he was strangled during a scene, the Hollywood party scene and how involved he had ever gotten with it as well as what it was like working with Kate Winslet and Liam Hemsworth in The Dressmaker!
Australian Women’s Weekly October 22, 2015 The Weekly’s Natalie Babic sat down with Hugo Weaving to discuss his new film, The Dressmaker as well as Kate Winslet, beards and matador capes. He’s one of Australia’s most respected and well-known actors, starring in films including The Lord of the Rings, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the […]
ABC October 22, 2015 Jane Hutcheon speaks to Hugo Weaving on One Plus One, about his successful acting career and staying grounded. The acclaimed actor Hugo Weaving has played pivotal roles in some of the world’s most successful blockbusters. But in his latest part, as a cross-dressing policeman in The Dressmaker, he returns to the […]
Check out this lovely interview by Michael Smyth of 891 ABC Adelaide, also includes the possibility of Endgame traveling to Dublin in 2016!
Hugo has joined the cast of Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge. Hacksaw Ridge is the true story of conscientious objector, Desmond Doss (Garfield), who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing a gun. Hugo will play Garfield’s son, Tom Doss. The film is expected to be completed in the second half […]