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see costumecostume,
distinctive forms of clothing, including official or ceremonial attire such as ecclesiastical vestments, coronation robes, academic gowns, armor, and theatrical dress.
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To prepare or finish a wood member by planning, or cutting a stone piece by chipping away at the irregularities.
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(civil engineering)
To smooth the surface of concrete or stone.
The arrangement of connecting wires in a circuit to prevent undesirable coupling and feedback.
(mechanical engineering)
To shape a tool.
To restore a tool to its original shape and sharpness.
(mining engineering)
To sort, grind, clean, and concentrate ore.
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Winslet's character returns to her home in Australia after making it big as a high fashion dressmaker in London.
The Dressmaker is Moorhouse's first feature him in eighteen years, and her first Australian him since 1991's Proof.
Based on the bestseller by Rosalie Ham, The Dressmaker is a 1950s-set comedy drama threaded with lustrous strands of revenge, redemption and mother-daughter bonding.
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Rating THE DRESSMAKER (12A) HAV A ING trained with the likes of Balenciaga in Paris, Tilly Dunnage (Kate Winslet) has returned to Dungatar to nurse her elderly mother Molly (Judy Davis) back to health and to right wrongs from her past after she was blamed as a child for supposedy killing someone.
The actress is a vampish dressmaker who returns to her childhood home in 1950s Australia to clear her name of a horrific crime from the distant past.
The Dressmaker 118mins 12A EVEN the best actors make bad decisions, but seeing Kate Winslet stooping to star in a screwball comedy this duff truly takes your breath away.
At its heart is the beautifully shifting relationship between the titular dressmaker, Tilly Dunnage (Kate Winslet), and her senile single mother, Molly (Judy Davis) - who both, in turn, need mothering.