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96 Ratings

The Dresser

Directed by Peter Yates
United Kingdom, 1983


An effeminate personal assistant of a deteriorating veteran actor struggles to get him through a difficult performance of King Lear.

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The Dresser Directed by Peter Yates

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1984 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

Academy Awards

1984 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1983 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1985 | 7 nominations including: Best Actor

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