IAN BONHOTE

MCQUEEN

The fearless, rebellious and extraordinary life of Alexander McQueen
2018 · 107 mins · Documentary
The youngest of six children, Lee Alexander McQueen was expected to become a plumber, a bricklayer or possibly a cab driver like his father. Instead, McQueen’s fierce romanticism and punk poetry helped create 1990s-era 'Cool Britannia'. For perhaps the first time since the Swinging Sixties, a lad from the East End of London could — and did — become one of the most original and influential artists of the 20th century. McQUEEN is a thrilling rags to riches portrait of a complex artistic genius. Through exclusive interviews with McQueen’s closest friends and family and never-before-seen archives, McQUEEN reveals an unmatched...

The youngest of six children, Lee Alexander McQueen was expected to become a plumber, a bricklayer or possibly a cab driver like his father. Instead, McQueen’s fierce romanticism and punk poetry helped create 1990s-era 'Cool Britannia'. For perhaps the first time since the Swinging Sixties, a lad from the East End of London could — and did — become one of the most original and influential artists of the 20th century. McQUEEN is a thrilling rags to riches portrait of a complex artistic genius. Through exclusive interviews with McQueen’s closest friends and family and never-before-seen archives, McQUEEN reveals an unmatched talent who expressed his darkest fantasies and greatest ambitions through his revolutionary designs and runway shows.

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★★★★★ - "A sumptuous portrait of a savage talent" - NZH

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA9299
Languages
English
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
16:9

Directed by

Ian Bonhote

Featuring

Bernard Arnault, Alexander McQueen, Isabella Blow