In Fabric

A ghost story set during a busy sales period that follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences.

In Fabric
United Kingdom 2018
  • Czech
118 min.

The January sales at a slightly bizarre boutique go somewhat awry. While a bank clerk has problems with a cursed dress she’s just bought (you can’t just stick it in the washing machine, we’ll tell you that much), the boutique staff perform esoteric rituals after closing time… This wild assemblage by Peter Strickland is as much a tribute to the cult giallo film genre as it is an expression of deference towards fabric itself, the star of the show.

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Director: Peter Strickland
Screenplay: Peter Strickland
Cinematography: Ari Wegner
Music: Cavern of Anti-Matter
Sound: Martin Pavey
Editing: Matyas Fekete
Production Design: Paki Smith
Producer: Andrew Starke
Costumes: Jo Thompson
Cast: Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Hayley Squires, Leo Bill, Fatma Mohamed, Gwendoline Christie, Julian Barratt, Richard Bremmer, Jaygann Ayeh