Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. He chooses her after meeting her as a waitress. His is the world of fashion for Royalty, The House Of Woodcock run by himself and his sister Cyril. He is focussed, stressed, eccentric and rude.
It’s a beautiful film to watch. To be honest, though I enjoyed it but didn’t like it, which is a paradox as yet unresolved in my mind. Indeed there is a paradox in the whole film that is resolved in the final scenes.