The Dress
The Dress (1998)

The action in this dark Dutch comedy centers around De Jurk -- or the dress. Everyone involved with making, selling, or wearing the almost magical garment has something happen to them, and it is usually not good.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 28, 2006
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bridget Byrne
Boxoffice Magazine

There is a peeping tom mood to this amusing and often surprising tale, which follows the fortunes of a dress from drawing board to ragged demise.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

It sounds bleak, and it's a black comedy to be sure, but somehow writer/director Alex van Warmerdam milks the humor out of every situation

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David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Creepy and hard to dislodge.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

An intriguing, smart, and witty movie.

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Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

A wildly unpredictable yarn that is alternately comic and creepy, sensitive and blunt.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Buzzine Magazine

A doomed dress destroys Dutch dames in this dark, diabolical comedy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Since I did not find the film particularly perceptive or funny, it is hard for me to recommend it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
:A series of linked stories following the owners of a dress that always seems to bring bad luck to its wearer. Well-written, gloomy, quirky; but despite the… More
Mark Abell
Directed by Alex van Warmerdam, the same director who brought the recently viewed Grimm to the screen, The Dress is another somewhat surreal tale that follows a… More