Featuring a bewitching score from Radiohead's Johnny Greenwood, Paul Thomas Anderson's darkly glossy drama serves as a worthy finale for the 'retiring' Daniel Day-Lewis. Living lavishly in 1950s London, pernickety dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Day-Lewis) is a fashion savant prone to seismic tantrums, snide comments and an unflinching dedication to detail. After his equally sharp-tongued sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) witheringly gives his latest young muse the boot, Reynolds becomes besotted with seaside waitress Alma (Vicky Krieps), kicking off a tumultuous and tense affair. As Anderson pits the relentless egotism of Reynolds against the quiet, unflinching determination of Alma, the lovers wrestle to find a way forward without conceding an inch.
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Starring: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville