Ladies in Black Reviews

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September 24, 2018
"Ladies" is let down by a screenplay lacking the sharp wit and emotional depth to bring its characters and themes fully to life.
September 15, 2018
Ladies in Black quietly but effectively points out the seldom-stressed positives of immigration and integration, and thus deserves attention far beyond its own native shores.
May 21, 2019
Despite its drawbacks, Ladies in Black is a fun, charismatic tale executed by a talented ensemble clearly delighting in their roles.
May 16, 2019
Corny and old-fashioned, but charming.
May 1, 2019
[The film is laced] with a charm and an old-fashioned shamelessness that masks any feelings of predictability one may experience when viewing this sprightly production
April 11, 2019
"Ladies in Black" doesn't aim to overwhelm, and it achieves most of the small goals it sets for itself, doing period Australia with interest in character desires and future plans.
November 5, 2018
As a light, lovely-looking entertainment, Ladies in Black is a superlative chick flick that celebrates femininity and independence as mutually supportive qualities...the film also champions how Australia was built by a rich mix of cultures.
October 29, 2018
The way every ruffle of a dress or lace embellishment is offered a moment and how audiences can admire the pattern of a gown as much as the acting recalls Jocelyn Moorhouse's The Dressmaker...
October 27, 2018
From the eye-popping colours of the period's fabulous floral dresses to the snapped suspenders and silk petticoats beneath, this is a film above all for women who love fashion.
October 27, 2018
It's hardly surprising that Beresford's return to top form has come along in the shape of a movie made in Australia, based on an Australian novel, using top Australian actors and a few well-chosen ring-ins.
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