The dressmaker’s film ‘The Dressmaker’
The dressmakers film “The Dressmakers” will be shown in the Irish Film Festival at the end of June.
The film tells the story of the young woman, the first woman to receive a PhD in dressmaking, whose journey was influenced by her own experience of the Holocaust.
She is also the founder of a non-profit organisation dedicated to the education and protection of children and young people in the Holocaust-related arts.
The actress was the first Irish woman to become an international star when she won the Best Actress Oscar in 1979 for her role in the movie “The Wedding Singer”.
The actress has since won a number of awards including an Oscar nomination for “The Painted Lady”, a best actress Oscar nomination in 1991 for her portrayal of Princess Diana in the film “Renaissance Woman”, and a Bafta award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for “Rent”.