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THE DRESSER

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Directed by Peter Yates
United Kingdom, 1983
Drama

Synopsis

In a touring Shakespearean theatre group, a backstage hand – the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his backstage efforts rival the pathos

Synopsis

In a touring Shakespearean theatre group, a backstage hand – the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his backstage efforts rival the pathos

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The DresserDirected byPeter Yates

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1984 | 3 wins including: Best Actor
Academy Awards
1984 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1983 | Winner: Top Ten Films
BAFTA Awards
1985 | 7 nominations including: Best Actor

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