(also costume play)
Definition of costume drama in English:
A television or film production set in a particular historical period, in which the actors wear costumes typical of that period.
- They are reportedly working on a number of scripts for the award-winning actress - including a costume drama, a thriller and a comedy - and she will asked to pick which one she prefers.
- It's robust for a costume drama, the score and sound effects spread throughout the soundstage in surprisingly dynamic fashion.
- Anyone who mistakes this for a costume drama is not aware of what kind of film they have ventured into.
Definition of costume drama in:
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