Tristram Shandy: a Cock and Bull Story (2005) short review

A movie within a movie, based on a book within a book (published in the 1740s).  It sort of tells the story of Tristram Shandy, but it focuses even more on the cast and crew who are making the film.  However, it’s not a documentary, and the modern bits are highly entertaining (plus it’s a who’s who of British actors).  But be warned that about 2/3 focuses on the cast/crew, and only about 1/3 on the period story.  Anyway!  Nice costumes, especially for the guys. The women’s costumes are limited (altho Gillian Anderson wears a great dark green francaise).

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Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.

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