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Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

1.
Prestige, The (2006)
A tale of two Victorian-era magicians who spark a powerful rivalry that builds into an escalating battle of tricks and an unquenchable thirst to uncover the other's trade secrets.
2.
Honeymooners, The (2005) as Costume Designer
Meet Ralph Kramden--a man of vision, taste, and refinement. Now, if he can just get the rest of the world to see it. By day, Ralph's an ordinary New York City bus driver. But in his off-hours, he's an innovator, an inventor, an entrepreneur who's just one great idea away from instant wealth. (Unfortunately for Ralph, none of those ideas has yet panned out.) His best friend (and neighbor) is Ed Norton, who's always up for the latest plan. Wherever Ralph goes, no matter how harebrained the idea, Ed's ready to run down the fire escape and lend a hand. These two dreamers believe they're taking their families to the next level, but Ralph's wife, Alice, has set her sights on a more practical goal: buying a duplex fixer-upper with Ed and his wife, Trixie. When Ralph loses their down payment on yet another of his half-baked projects, Alice is at the end of her rope, giving Ralph just one day to come up with the cash and save their marriage.
3.
Blackwater Lightship, The (2004)
Based on Colm Toibin's novel, drama follows three generations of women who move to Ireland to take care of the youngest woman's brother as he succumbs to AIDS.
4.
Laws of Attraction (2004) as Costume Designer
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
5.
Veronica Guerin (2003) as Costume Designer
In the mid-1990s, Dublin was nothing short of a war zone, with a few powerful drug lords battling for control. Their most fearsome opponent was not the police, but the courageous journalist Veronica Guerin, who covered the crime beat with unmatched intensity. As she investigated and exposed the "pus
6.
Evelyn (2002) as Costume Designer
A drama based on the true story of Desmond Doyle and his young children, Evelyn, Maurice and Dermot. Abandoned by his wife, Doyle does his best to make it as a single dad, raising his kids alone in Ireland in 1953. Their life isn't easy--but above all else in the world, Doyle loves his children. Unf
7.
Reign of Fire (2002) as Costume Designer
In present-day London, twelve-year-old Quinn watches as his mother, a construction engineer, inadvertently wake an enormous fire-breathing dragon from its centuries-long slumber. Twenty years later, much of the world has been scarred by the beast and its offspring. As a fire chief, Quinn is responsible for warding off the dragons and keeping a small community alive as they struggle to maintain a meager existence. Then along comes hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to kill the dragons and save mankind--a way Quinn's never seen done.
8.
Everlasting Piece (2000) as Costume Designer
Set against the turbulent backdrop of Belfast in the 1980s, two fellow barbers Colm, a Catholic and George, a Protestant, form an unlikely partnership to corner the toupee market in Northern Ireland. Both slackers, the duo land themselves in a get-rich-quick scheme of selling hair pieces, but soon find themselves in trouble when 'Toupee or Not Toupee', a rival hairpiece company, gets a jump on the competition. More serious problems ensue when the fired up slackers go on the offensive and dupe an IRA soldier, who then suspects them of being undercover British agents.
9.
Agnes Browne (1999) as Costume Designer
A woman loses her husband and must work to feed all her children, finding love in the process.
10.
Tale of Sweeney Todd, The (1998)
Sweeney Todd, a barber by trade, does a brisk business in his shop in turn-of-the-century London's Fleet Street. When a wealthy diamond merchant disappears, Ben Carlyle, an American insurance investigator is sent to London to recover $50,000 worth of diamonds owed by the merchant to his employer. Ca
11.
Bright Shining Lie, A (1998)
Based on Neil Sheehan's Pulitzer Prixe-winning book, which tells the true story of John Paul Vann, one of the first U.S. senior military advisers sent to Vietnam. Initially determined to defeat the Communists, Vann soon realized that the way in which the war was being fought made victory impossible. He saw that the U.S. government was supporting a corrupt regime in South Vietnam, which had no intention of carrying out the reforms they espoused. Vann shared this information, becoming a major source for American journalists critical of the war. After he returned home in 1964, Vann became bored with domestic life and returned to Vietnam in 1965 as a civilian to help the war's victims. Following Richard Nixon's election as president, Vann was appointed a civilian general, the first in history, for his efforts. While serving in this capacity, Vann was killed in a helicopter crash in 1972.
12.
Informant, The (1998)
When former IRA terrorist Gingy McAnally is arrested for assassinating a prominent Belfast judge, he finds himself in the hands of both Lieutenant David Ferris, a sympathetic British military officer, and Rennie, a hardened Ulster policeman. Rennie pressures Ferris by pulling rank to coerce Gingy to
13.
Dancing At Lughnasa (1998) as Costume Designer
In Donegal in 1936, the five Mundy sisters live on their family farm, eking out a precarious existance. All are single: Kate, the eldest and most middle-aged in attitude; Maggie, dependable Agnes; Rose, who is having a secret affair with a married man; and Christina, who has a son by a man who is ne
14.
Devil's Own, The (1997) as Costume Designer (Dublin Unit)
Set in 1993, as the Irish Republican Army has announced peace talks with the British, New York police officer Tom O'Meara takes an affable young Irish emigree into his home and makes him part of his family. The refugee, however, has a hidden past and a bloody purpose for coming to America. Upon discovering his boarder's true identity, the police officer is drawn into a deadly manhunt--the aim of which is not only to capture the Irish rebel but to save his life.
15.
Garden of Redemption (1997)
Set in World War II Italy in 1944, local partisans in Vaiano are resisting the occupation of their town by the German army. Don Paolo is a young priest who knows he has been hiding in the church and that in his heart he is a coward who is afraid to fight the atrocities perpetrated by the Germans. Stirred by the faith in him of Adriana, a local young woman, Don Paolo embarks on a mission to help the partisans fight the Germans. His cowardice causes the mission to fail and Adriana is captured. Awaiting execution, the priest goes to hear her confession, where he admits his cowardice. In an attempt to redeem himself, Don Paolo then engineers Adriana's escape from her cell knowing that he cannot follow.
16.
Boxer, The (1997) as Costume Designer
A once-promising Irish boxer returns to Belfast after serving fourteen years in prison for his IRA activities, and is discouraged to find the city filled with violence and hate. Determined to rise above the despair of his hometown, he returns to the ring and begins a successful comeback, while rekin
17.
Winter Guest (1997) as Costume Designer
In a Scottish beach community filled with colorful locals, Frances, a newly widowed photographer, is toying with the idea of moving to Australia with her teenage son, Alex. Her mother aggressively forces her to choose between her loyalty to the living and the memory of the dead. While they argue, Alex is awkwardly approaching his first sexual experience with a young local girl while two old ladies are introduced as professional mourners who attend every funeral in town. The stories layer upon one another and address themes of life and death, age and youth.
18.
Snakes and Ladders (1996) as Costume Designer
A witty female view of friendship, loyalty, virgins (religious and otherwise) and the perpetual mating game in the pubs and bedrooms of today's Dublin.
19.
Some Mother's Son (1996) as Costume Designer
Could you stand by and watch your son starve himself to death for his beliefs? Or would you go against his wishes and save his life even though it meant the defeat of the cause he was willing to die for? A widowed schoolteacher and life-long pacifist, Kathleen Quigley has been careful to stay clear of the war in her native Northern Ireland, instead devoting herself to the care of her three children. She is shaken out of her comfortable existence when her son Gerard is captured along with the fugitive IRA leader Frank Higgins, after a shoot-out with the British army. Gerard's imprisonment and his subsequent participation in the IRA prisoners' protest to be treated as prisoners of war draws Kathleen into Northern Ireland's political conflict and into contact with Higgins' mother Annie, a hardworking farmer and fervent IRA supporter.
20.
Awfully Big Adventure, An (1995) as Costume Designer
Mike NewelL's look at what really goes on behind the curtains of a liverpool rep company. Filled with sexual and emotional undertones, Newells' follow up to Four weddings and a funeral.
21.
Frankie Starlight (1995) as Costume Designer
Set in a post-World War II Ireland, this is the story of Frankie and his mother Bernadette who, as an 18-year-old girl, left France smuggled aboard a troop ship in return for sexual favors. Put ashore in Ireland, the penniless Bernadette gives birth to Frankie. Through the kindness of customs office
22.
Family, The (1994) as Costume Designer
The routine, everyday lives of struggling working-class family--dominated by Charlo, a brutish and overbearing patriarch who physically and emotionally abuses his wife Paula and their children.
23.
In the Name of the Father (1993) as Costume Designer
Story of Gerry Conlon, purported ringleader of the Guildford Four, a group of three Irishmen and one English woman wrongly imprisoned for the 1974 IRA bombing of a pub in Guildford, England, that left five people dead. Conlon's father Guiseppe was subsequently imprisoned along with six other Conlon
24.
Fatal Inheritance (1991) as Costumes
A man in Northern Ireland hides from the underworld in order to protect his girlfriend and unborn child, who is to inherit a fortune.
25.
Field, The (1990) as Costume Designer
When the field he doesn't own, but has teneded to lovingly for years, is threatened with commercial development, a devout Irish farmer fiercely defends it.
26.
My Left Foot (1989) as Costume Designer
A man with cerebral palsy learns to paint with his foot.

Costume-Wardrobe (special)

27.
Donny Osmond: This Is the Moment (2001) as Costume Designer
Donny Osmond performs current Broadway hits and standards accompanied by a small orchestra from the Manhattan Center in New York City. The program features selections from "Rent," "Saturday Night Fever," "Seussical the Musical," "Sweeney Todd," "Guys and Dolls" and the latest Andrew Lloyd Webber mus

Costume-Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series)

28.
David Copperfield (2000)
Miniseries based on Charles Dickens' classic novel, "David Copperfield." Traces David Copperfield's life from his unhappy boyhood in the Salem House Academy to his triumph in life and love.<P>Part I: David Copperfield is born (shortly after the death of his father) much to the chagrin of his great a

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