Synopsis by Jonathan Crow
Diane Doniol-Valcroze and Arthur Flam debut with this noirish psychological thriller about an obsessive tailor, recalling the works of David Lynch and The Quay Brothers. Thomas (Emmanuel Salinger) is an anxious young tailor eager to please his clients and his overly critical father. Previous mistakes have made Thomas supremely conscious of measuring fabric properly. Just before the annual ball, Thomas's neurosis boils over into madness, resulting in murder. This film was screened at the 1999 Toronto Film Festival.