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Bill Cunningham New York (2010)

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A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Himself
Editta Sherman ... Herself
Patrick McDonald ... Himself
Howard Koda ... Himself (as Harold Koda)
John Kurdewan ... Himself
... Herself
Annette De la Renta ... Herself
... Herself
... Herself
Shail Upadhya ... Himself
Kim Hastreiter ... Herself
Lesley Vinson ... Herself
Annie Flanders ... Herself
Josef Astor ... Himself
Toni Cimino ... Herself (as Toni 'Suzette' Cimino)
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Chronicles a man who is obsessively interested in only one thing,the pictures he takes that document the way people dress. The 80-year-old New York Times photographer has two columns in the paper's Style section, yet nobody knows who he is. Written by Anonymous

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16 March 2011 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$33,677, 20 March 2011, Limited Release

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$1,510,026, 18 November 2011
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Bill Cunningham: He who seeks beauty will find it
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Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.1 (2011) See more »

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Happy Birthday
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Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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Not to be missed
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I have lived in Manhattan for 32 years, 31 of them a very short walking distance from the corner of 57th and 5th, where Mr. Cunningham hunts his prey during the year. I have met him and seen him at work, but knew very little about him. This wonderful documentary not only shows Cunningham going after his shots, but is a wonderful window into the role of fashion and society in New York, with incredible images going back to the 1970s (and in some cases, even earlier). I admit that I cried for about 15 minutes in the beginning, so beautifully do the filmmakers create Cunningham's world -- and a New York I have had the privilege of experiencing. If you liked "The September Issue," or the recent Valentino or Yves St. Laurent documentaries, run don't walk to Bill Cunningham New York. And if you're a gay man of a certain age, bring Kleenex.


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