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Directed by Peter Strickland

United Kingdom 2018 130 mins. In English

Still stinging from her divorce, Shelia (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) seeks out a confidence boost in the form of a new dress, which the mysterious and comically verbose clerk (Gwendoline Christie) of a trendy department store is more than willing to sell her. But all is not as it seems in Strickland’s (The Duke of Burgundy) highly textured critique of the fashion world, and the eerily seductive dress seems to have a mind (and a will) of its own. “Unfolding like the giallo remake of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants that you never knew you always wanted, In Fabric tells the bloody story of a department store in Southern England, and the cursed red dress that fits perfectly on the women who have the misfortune of wearing it.” —David Ehrlich, Indiewire.

Filmography: Katalin Varga (2009), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), The Duke of Burgundy (2014)

Content warning: scenes of intense, graphic violence

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