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.
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Love at First Sight
Reynolds (Daniel Day-Lewis) is taken with Alma (Vicky Krieps) the moment he sees her, but his admiration becomes obsession. Krieps shares more about their relationship in our exclusive interview.
Fashion as Armor
Reynolds’ sister (Lesley Manville) is his first soldier; his house is his castle; and all of his dresses guard his true self. Hear more about his secrets from Krieps and her confidence to be herself.
Behind the Seams of PHANTOM THREAD
The fascinating world of 1950’s London couture provides a beautiful backdrop for PHANTOM THREAD, a film about art, love and purpose. Hear more from writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson and the stars.
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Cast & Crew
Harriet Sansom HarrisActor
Paul Thomas AndersonDirector