Producer: Paul Thomas Anderson, Chelsea Barnard, Megan Ellison
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Release Date: Dec 25, 2017
Runtime: 2hr 10m
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.
Did You Know?
This will be Daniel Day-Lewis's first film since Lincoln (2012). In addition, it will be the second collaboration between Paul Thomas Anderson & Daniel Day-Lewis with the first being the highly acclaimed There Will Be Blood (2007), which gained Day-Lewis his second Academy Award for Best Lead Actor and Anderson nominations for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Picture.
When the countess arrives at the front door, the door knocker is heard so Cyril goes to open the door. The countess is climbing the steps and no one else is at the door to do the door knocking when Cyril opens the door.