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Iris (2014)

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A documentary about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.

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Albert Maysles
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carl Apfel Carl Apfel ... Himself
Harold Koda Harold Koda ... Himself
Dries Van Noten Dries Van Noten ... Himself
Inez Bailey Inez Bailey ... Herself
Bruce Weber Bruce Weber ... Himself
Iris Apfel ... Herself
Duro Olowu Duro Olowu ... Himself
Margaret Russell Margaret Russell ... Herself
Billy Apfel Billy Apfel ... Himself
Alexis Bittar Alexis Bittar ... Himself
Naeem Khan ... Himself
Jenna Lyons Jenna Lyons ... Herself
Mickey Boardman ... Himself
Linda Fargo ... Herself
David Hoey ... Himself
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Storyline

IRIS pairs the 87-year-old Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how, even at Iris' advanced age, a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. IRIS portrays a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art and people are life's sustenance and reminds us that dressing, and indeed life, is nothing but an experiment. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, she continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression. I feel lucky to be working. If you're lucky enough to do something you love, everything else follows. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG - 13 for some strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Айрис See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,254, 3 May 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,310,229, 30 August 2015
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1.78 : 1
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Fascinating documentary about a fascinating woman
2 August 2015 | by rcuttillSee all my reviews

This is a fascinating documentary about a fascinating woman. She has a sense of humour and an energy that comes across. It shows some of her large collections of clothes, jewellery and art pieces. You see examples of her in action, including dressing others or selecting large bangles and necklaces for herself. There is a hint of her health issues. It also demonstrates her relationship to her husband, Carl. She shares how she couldn't have it all. She wanted to do fashion and travel. She couldn't include children in that. Throughout it is vibrant. It brings across her love of fashion. It brings across her style. All in all a good documentary worth seeing even if you are not heavily into fashion.


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