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The Dressmaker Exclusive Preview Screening

The Dressmaker Exclusive Preview Screening

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  • Wed 23 Sep ’15, 6:30pm – 11:00pm


Roxy Cinema, 5 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington



Ticket Information:

  • WIFT member: $40.50
  • Non member: $52.50

Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth and Hugo Weaving.

Secrets, gossip and scandal are back in fashion...

Set in the 1950s, The Dressmaker is a bittersweet comedy about a glamorous young woman who returns, after many years in Europe, to her small home town in rural Australia in order to right some wrongs from the past.

Direct from its world premiere gala screening at the Toronto International Film Festival - and in the presence of special guests - writer/director, Jocelyn Moorhouse and producer, Sue Maslin - WIFT NZ, supported by the Roxy Cinema, Paramount Pictures NZ and The Data Book, is delighted to bring you a screening and party!

Dress up for The Dressmaker and join us for a great night out! Take your clue from the film trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPCyjqGH914

Arrive at 6.30pm for a glass of prosecco. The screening will be introduced by Jocelyn and Sue and followed by a Q&A and party with canapés and more wine!

Proceeds from the screening will fund the Robin Laing Scholarship which supports young women entering the film industry.

Australian Jocelyn Moorhouse’s first feature film debut Proof had its world premiere in Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival in 1991. The film won many awards including the Sutherland Trophy by the British Film Institute and the Critic’s Choice Award at Sao Paulo International Film Festival. In 1994, Moorhouse moved to Los Angeles to direct How To Make An American Quilt, and A Thousand Acres. She works closely with her husband PJ Hogan and was producer on his films Muriel’s Wedding, Unconditional Love, Peter Pan and Mental.

Sue Maslin is an award winning producer (Japanese Story, Road To Nhill), patron of WIFT Victoria and President of the Natalie Miller Fellowship promoting women and leadership in the Australian screen industry.

WIFT members: $38 incl. GST Non-members: $50 incl. GST

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