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Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge (1989)

A camera crew follows Helmut Newton, the fashion and ad photographer whose images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy. He's on... See full summary »

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Candice Bergen ... Herself
Tina Brown ... Herself
Catherine Deneuve ... Herself
Faye Dunaway ... Herself
Robert Evans ... Himself
Karl Lagerfeld ... Himself
Helmut Newton Helmut Newton ... Himself
June Newton June Newton ... Herself
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A camera crew follows Helmut Newton, the fashion and ad photographer whose images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy. He's on the go from L.A., to Paris, to Monte-Carlo, to Berlin, where he was a youth until he escaped from the Nazis in 1936. We see him on shoots, interviewing models, and discussing his work. It's not art and it's not good taste, he tells students. We meet June, his Australian-born wife, whom he married in 1948. Three actresses talk about working with Newton and how posing is different from acting. A heart attack in 1973 helps Newton re-focus, resulting in more personal photographic projects. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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West Germany

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English

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28 June 1989 (France) See more »

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Helmut Newton: Kadra stin kopsi tou xyrafiou See more »

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Meet Helmut Newton
27 August 2018 | by StrictlyConfidentialSee all my reviews

"Frames From The Edge" is a bio-documentary which was actually filmed way back in 1988.

This presentation closely covers the documented photo sessions of noted German photographer, Helmut Newton (who was 68 at the time).

In "Frames From The Edge" - Newton travels from Berlin, to Paris, to Los Angles in order to photograph celebrities and fashion models (all of them strictly female).

All of Newton's photography is well-noted for containing strong elements of kink, fetish, erotica, and yes, even soft-core porn.

*Note* - In 2004 - Helmut Newton (84 at the time) died of heart failure.


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