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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Pierre Niney
Guillaume Gallienne
Charlotte Le Bon
Laura Smet
Marie de Villepin
Directors
Jalil Lespert
Screenwriters
Jacques Fieschi
Marie-Pierre Huster
Jalil Lespert
Running Time
106 minutes

Yves Saint Laurent
La Vie En Clothes


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Yves Saint Laurent

Plot
Transplanted from a colonial outpost in Algeria to the hubbub and creative bustle of '50s Paris, a young Yves Saint Laurent (Niney) is taken under the wing of established designer Christian Dior. Success soon follows but with it drugs and emotional turmoil.


Verdict
As elegant as the man's clothes, this handsome biopic traces 20 incident-filled years in the life of the designer.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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