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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)

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A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Yves Saint Laurent (as Pierre Niney de la Comédie-Française)
Pierre Bergé (as Guillaume Gallienne de la Comédie Française)
Ruben Alves ...
Fernando Sanchez
Yvonne de Peyerimhoff
Marianne Basler ...
Jean-Édouard Bodziak ...
Bernard Buffet
Adeline D'Hermy ...
Anne-Marie Munoz (as Adeline D'Hermy de la Comédie-Française)
Xavier Lafitte ...
Jacques de Bascher
Alexandre Steiger ...
Jean-Pierre Debord
Philippe Morier-Genoud ...
Jean Cocteau
Anne Alvaro ...
Marie-Louise Bousquet


A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

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Fashions fade. Style is forever.


Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 January 2014 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Iv San Loghan  »

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Box Office


€12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

HUF 3,695,626 (Hungary) (29 June 2014)


$716,679 (USA) (19 September 2014)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


YSL's black leather Beat collection is shown as having been created in 1964 in the film, suggesting YSL was a leader of the Mod look of the mid 1960s, but in fact his Beat collection was done in 1960 and was too youthful for Dior clientele at the time and the main reason YSL was fired from Dior. See more »


'La Traviata, Act I: 'Libiam ne' lieti calici'
(Alfredo, Chorus, Violetta)
Composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1853 ( based on La Dame aux Camélias
by Alexandre Dumas fils)
Interprété par Maria Callas, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, Gabriele Santini
Avec l'aimable autorisation de Warner Music France
A Warber Nysuc Group Company
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A fitting tribute to the great man of fashion
22 April 2014 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The young up and coming executive of a fashion house who became an industry icon himself.

In this biopic, we are treated to a rather different angle of the legendary designer. We follow his early steps in the world of fashion and how his vision guided him and his unremittingly uncompromising personality made him a stand out. Like all 'celebrities' it was rather sad to see him fall into the alcohol and drugs trap but it was the love of someone else that kept him steady, possible saving from altogether destruction.

Being so open about his homosexuality in such puritanical times was also refreshing to see.

Overall, whilst it might not be a masterpiece of a movie, but still it has style, class and panache to make it a memorable experience even a fitting tribute to this great man of fashion.

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