• Released
  • February 4, 2011
  • (Limited 2/4/11)
  • NR , 1 hr 19 min
  • Documentary
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Don't let the generic title fool you: David John Swajeski's documentary tells a story you're unlikely to forget.
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50

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
An uplifting story to be sure, but director-producer David Swajeski doesn't do it justice.
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40

Time Out New York

By S. James Snyder
Big on emotional highs but skimpy on details, Dressed rallies behind the orphan but fails to reveal the artist.
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40

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Even those viewers who share the film's conviction that preparing a collection for New York Fashion Week is inherently fascinating may lose interest long before the final frock is fitted.
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40

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Tracks the race-to-the-deadline scramble of a personable young designer preparing an underfunded fashion show, but offers few threads that were not already more solidly and stylishly woven into "Unzipped," "Seamless" or "11 Hours."
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30

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
David John Swajeski, who directed, produced, and edited this documentary on the fledgling fashionista, snags his film on clichés, poor pacing, and an unwillingness or inability to push his subject beyond talk-show pop-psych babble when the topic is interior life and wounds.
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39 out of 100
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