Australian costume and production designer Janet Patterson has died

Costume designer Janet Patterson, a four-time Oscar nominee for period films like Bright Star, The Portrait of a Lady and The Piano, has died.

The press-shy Patterson, a native of Sydney, frequently collaborated with directors Jane Campion and Gillian Armstrong and became known for her sumptuous 19th century costume creations.


anna’s favorite movies so far in no particular order → Moulin Rouge!
      “Days turned into weeks, weeks turned into months. And then, one not-so-very special day, I went to my typewriter, I sat down, and I wrote our story. A story about a time, a story about a place, a story about the people. But above all things, a story about love. A love that will live forever. The End.”


get to know me meme - [22/25] films
↳ practical magic (1998) dir. griffin dunne

“There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.”