WHO’S IN IT?
Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood), Lesley Manville (Another Year), Vicky Krieps (A Most Wanted Man), Richard Graham (Gangs of New York), Camilla Rutherford (The Darjeeling Limited), Harriet Sansom Harris (Memento), Brian Gleeson (Logan Lucky), Julia Davis (Love Actually), Nicholas Mander (film debut), Lujza Richter (film debut), Gina McKee (In The Loop), Phyllis MacMahon (Shaun of the Dead), Silas Carson (Hidalgo)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights), director, writer, producer, cinematographer; Megan Ellison (Her), Daniel Lupi (Punch-Drunk Love) and JoAnne Sellar (The Master), producers; Jonny Greenwood (Inherent Vice), composer; Dylan Tichenor (Magnolia), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock (Day-Lewis) is a renowned dressmaker who, along with his sister Cyril (Manville), dresses royal family members, film stars, heiresses, socialites, debutantes and dames with their own distinctive style. However, when confirmed bachelor Reynolds meets and soon falls for the strong-willed Alma (Krieps), he slowly finds his carefully tailored life is being disrupted by his love for her…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film sounds unlike anything the filmmaker has made before, but he has the right tools and tricks to make this one work just as well, including his There Will Be Blood star Daniel Day-Lewis who, with this film, gives us his final acting role before retirement.