Phantom Thread

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. With his latest film, Paul Thomas Anderson paints an illuminating portrait both of an artist on a creative journey, and the women who keep his world running. Phantom Thread is Paul Thomas Anderson's eighth movie, and his second collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis.

Phantom Thread was nominated for 6 Oscars and won the award for Best Achievement in Costume Design. Overall, the film received 93 nominations with 43 wins! The film also received rave reviews and is one of 2018's must-see films, especially as it is reportedly Day-Lewis's final role before retiring. 

Ratings:

IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%

Awards and Nominations:

1 Nomination

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