Yves St. Laurent: His Life and Times (2004)



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This fascinating portrait of designer Yves Saint Laurent details his rise in fashion world, his happy childhood in Algeria and his relationships with friends, family and colleagues. David Teboul directed.
Art House & International , Documentary , Special Interest
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Critic Reviews for Yves St. Laurent: His Life and Times

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An absorbing exploration of creativity and the artistic temperament.

Full Review… | February 9, 2007
Chicago Reader
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This austere non-narrative should fascinate fashion buffs and fans of rigorous cinematic formalism, but leave everyone else fidgeting restlessly in their mass-market jeans and T-shirts.

April 9, 2004
Washington Post
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A glimpse inside the mind of one of the last century's biggest names and a history lesson about the world of high fashion.

Full Review… | March 4, 2004
Dallas Morning News
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The picture is wrapped in a haze of melancholy, as if we're watching a swath of history -- the history of couture, specifically -- winding slowly away from us.

Full Review… | January 21, 2004
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Despite the excess of information, the films are so unfocused we never get to know the man behind the gowns.

Full Review… | January 8, 2004
New York Daily News
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Enlightening and enjoyable.

January 8, 2004
New York Post
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