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Franca: Chaos and Creation (2016)

An intimate portrait of Franca Sozzani, the legendary editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue.
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Credited cast:
Marina Abramovic ... Self
Azzedine Alaïa Azzedine Alaïa ... Self
Naomi Campbell ... Self
Francesco Carrozzini ... Self
Valentino Garavani ... Self
Giancarlo Giammetti Giancarlo Giammetti ... Self
Daphne Guinness Daphne Guinness ... Self
Farida Khelfa Farida Khelfa ... Self
Jeff Koons ... Self
Karl Lagerfeld ... Self
Peter Lindbergh ... Self
Courtney Love ... Self
Baz Luhrmann ... Self
Bernard-Henri Lévy ... Self (as Bernand Henri-Levi)
Jonathan Newhouse Jonathan Newhouse ... Self
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Director Francesco Carrozzini creates an intimate portrait of his mother, Franca Sozzani, the legendary editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue. From the ridiculous to the sublime, her astonishing but often controversial magazine covers have not only broken the rules but have set the high bar for fashion, art and commerce over the past 25 years. From the legendary "Black Issue" and the "Plastic Surgery issue" Sozzani remains deeply committed to exploring subject matter off limits to most in order to shake up the status quo and occasionally redefine the concept of beauty. With interviews from Karl Lagerfeld, Bruce Weber, Baz Luhrmann, Courtney Love and many others, Carrozzini gives us a behind the scenes glimpse into his mother's creative process as well as peek into her vulnerabilities both past and present. Deeply insightful and often emotional this film is like a love letter from a son to his mother. Written by D.C.

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19 July 2020 | by stevelilly-19954See all my reviews

As an insight into Vogue Italia over 3 decades this was just fascinating - the film also includes lots of the photographers, designers and others who were so influential over this period - Peter Lindbergh is my personal favourite. The fact that the film was made by her son gives it extra edge - some might not find her a likeable character, I did but inane case you gives an honest insight into her world and her motivations.


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USA | Italy

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Italian | English | French

Release Date:

23 September 2017 (Italy) See more »

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Disarming Films See more »
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1.78 : 1
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