The Dresser

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"What happens backstage is always true drama. And often pure comedy."
  • PG
  • 1983
  • 1 hr 58 min
  • 7.6  (4,878)

The Dresser is a drama film that was first released in 1983. The film’s main character is a man by the name of Norman who is the personal assistant for an aging actor. The personal assistant struggles with the problems presented to him by the actor, and he helps to coach the actor through the last stage of his career. The film deals with the place of stage hands in relation to more famous actors, and the way that many older actors fell on hard times. The Dresser is based on a play by the same name that was first performed in 1981. The Dresser was directed and produced by Peter Yates. It was written by Ronald Harwood. The character Norman was played by Tom Courtenay. The role of the aged actor is played by Albert Finney. The Dresser also features performances by Edward Fox and Zena Walker.

The Dresser
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The Dresser is a drama film that was first released in 1983. The film’s main character is a man by the name of Norman who is the personal assistant for an aging actor. The personal assistant struggles with the problems presented to him by the actor, and he helps to coach the actor through the last stage of his career. The film deals with the place of stage hands in relation to more famous actors, and the way that many older actors fell on hard times.

The Dresser is based on a play by the same name that was first performed in 1981. The Dresser was directed and produced by Peter Yates. It was written by Ronald Harwood. The character Norman was played by Tom Courtenay. The role of the aged actor is played by Albert Finney. The Dresser also features performances by Edward Fox and Zena Walker.

The Dresser is a 1983 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 58 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6.

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  • Release Date
    1983
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 58 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (4,878)