Kate Winslet Rocks Badgley Mischka Number At ‘The Dressmaker’ Premiere
Kate Winslet stunned at the premiere of The Dressmaker at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Monday.
Kate Winslet’s TIFF Look
Winslet walked the red carpet at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Canada in a floor-length gray Badgley Mischka Fall 2015 dress. The figure-hugging number featured silver floral detailing that matched her Forevermark Diamond earrings.
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In The Dressmaker, adapted from Rosalie Ham‘s novel of the same name, Winslet stars in the titular role of Tilly Dunnage, who returns to her rural Australian village after launching a career in fashion in Paris and Milan. Though Tilly’s motivation in returning to her homeland was to reconnect with her mother and face the scandal that drove her out in the first place, along the way she strikes up a romance with local Teddy McSwiney, played by Liam Hemsworth.
“Isn’t that great, he’s about five years old,” Winslet, 39, joked to Salon when asked about playing opposite Hemsworth, 25. “It didn’t really occur to me actually at all, I really didn’t know how old he is, I truly didn’t. I think it’s all about how you feel alongside that person, I didn’t particularly feel as though he was particularly younger than me or I was older than him.”
“I felt more experienced than him in terms of career and in terms of the amount of years that I’ve been doing it for in comparison to him, but I didn’t feel uncomfortable or that or awkward at all,” Winslet added. “I didn’t have a sort of fist-pumping moment of hey look at me with the younger actor. I didn’t feel like that. He was the right person for the role.”
In addition to Winslet and Hemsworth, The Dressmaker – directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse – stars Hugo Weaving, Sarah Snook and Judy Davis.
The Dressmaker is slated to hit theaters later this year.