Hello, Frocktalkers, and happy new year! We are finally done shooting season one of ‘Sleepy Hollow’, and I’ve been crazed with moving house and catching up. I have seen a few movies (not all of them, sadly) and I have some recapping to do. Here we go…
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Ever since I saw I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, I have been in love with costume designer Ruth E. Carter‘s work. Carter is an twice-Academy-Award-nominated costume designer (for her outstanding work on both Amistad and Malcolm X), and has a long list of fantastic films and television series to her credit. I loved what she did with Frankie and Alice, and thought you might like to know more about her process and work on the film!
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Review Date: 12-18-10
Release Date: 12-10-10 (LA), expands 2-4-11
Running Time: 102 min.
Period: 1957, 1973
Costume Designer: Ruth E. Carter
Frankie and Alice is a film based on a true story of Frankie Murdock, a woman with dissociative personality disorder (what many people call “multiple personalities”). It is an interesting film in that the actress playing Frankie (Halle Berry) plays three roles at once, and the costumes support her transition between them. Ms. Berry has been deservedly nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance, and the film is worth seeing for her elegant and heart wrenching work.
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