Fanny spends most of the film stitching. Choosing fabric. Cutting and snipping things into shape. Making others look their best. The dressmaker as proto-filmmaker. A filmmaker like Campion.
Author Jonathan Ellis
Jonathan Ellis is Reader in American Literature at Sheffield University, UK. He is the author of Art and Memory in the Work of Elizabeth Bishop, co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Elizabeth Bishop (2014) and editor of Letter Writing Among Poets: From Wordsworth to Bishop (2015). Forthcoming books include Reading Elizabeth Bishop: An Edinburgh Companion (2019), Elizabeth Bishop in Context (2021) and Letters: A Very Short Introduction (2021). Jonathan writes for various film and literary journals, including Another Gaze, Film Quarterly, The Tangerine, The Letters Page and the TLS.