OMG, you people suggested Doctor Zhivago (1965) and now I think you have a death wish for me! Over three hours of ’60s bouffants and Russian fur hats, with pathetic costumes and heapin’ helpings of misogyny and boring old war.
Supposedly set during the 1910s through the 1930s, this film is 100% in styled in the 1960s when it was filmed. Sorry, Phyllis Dalton, I know the Academy gave you the Oscar for Best Costume Design, but they clearly weren’t judging on historical accuracy. Yeah, sure, the “look” of Doctor Zhivago was super popular at the time in contemporary clothes (and still is, in some ways) with fur trim, oversized sweaters, and asymmetrical closures in high fashion being called ‘Zhivago’ style. But that’s not my issue. I’m irritated that that costumes have so little to do with the historical period of the, y’know, history of the time period the movie is set in.
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