Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps, Sue Clark, Joan Brown, Harriet Leitch
Paul Thomas Anderson
|Screenplay||Paul Thomas Anderson|
|Cinematography||Paul Thomas Anderson|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Annapurna Pictures, Focus Features, Ghoulardi Film Company, Perfect World Pictures|
|Language||The material contains fairly frequent moderate impact language used in the context of anger and frustration and would be morally harmful.|
|Violence||The material contains strong impact infrequent emotional and psychological violence that would be morally harmful. The psychological violence is presented in a manner that is dysfunctional, encouraging such act and of poisoning a partner using mushrooms in order to command attention. Alma in two cases uses mushrooms in a context or manner that is instructional, giving description of mushrooms that are poisonous. The behaviour is not discouraged and is dysfunction and morally harmful.|
|Comments||The material contains complex and mature themes of dreams, decisiveness, romance, obsessive relationships, love, dysfunctional family, secrets, lies, being a fashion designer, arrogance, being a bachelor, emotional abuse, teamwork, family, passion, being stubborn, rude, hard-working and arrogant. Themes are psychologically disturbing, inappropriate and morally harmful with the central theme being of being evil, obsessive and normalised evil intentions. The theme of Alma using mushrooms to poison her husband is morally harmful and the film does not communicate any strong message against her evil behaviour but instead normalising such acts.|
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|R: Restricted||Rated R for language|
|USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.|
|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
||Topics to talk about
|Suggested age limit
||Positive role models
||Drinking, drugs, smoking
What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Todd McCarthy Sew long to truly magnificent actor.
Laetitia Pople Wie is die meester en wie die marionet?
Marisa Crous It is an excellent, excellent film that gripped me, excited me and made me think about the definition of love. It has a million ways, it has no rules. One does not simply love in a particular way. Only the chemistry between those within a relationship can play at making it work. It is inexplicable.
Jim Judy While I would have preferred a stronger and more substantial and powerful story and lead character for him to go out on, if this is indeed Day-Lewis’ swan song before leaving us and the world of moviemaking for good, he’s certainly going out on an up note.
Tomatometer Phantom Thread’s finely woven narrative is filled out nicely by humor, intoxicating romantic tension, and yet another impressively committed performance from Da
|Movie Review Query Engine|
Staff evaluation Elegant power struggle in the fashion world; salty language.
What the People say
|The Movie DB|
Average .. 79%