R | | Comedy, Drama
A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.
Kate Winslet and Judy Davis had a hard time keeping a straight face while filming the scene where Liam Hemsworth strips off to get a measurement.
Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage:
I'm back, you bastards.
The action takes place in 1951. At the town dance, before Trudy walks in, the band is playing 'Ballad of a Teenage Queen', which wasn't written until 1957, and was a hit for Johnny Cash in 1958. (Wikipedia)
Windmill squeak is heard at then end of the credits.
€708,637 (Italy) (1 May 2016)
$2,021,399 (USA) (16 December 2016)