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McQueen (2018)

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The life and career of fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen: from his start as a tailor, to launching and overseeing his eponymous line, and his untimely death.

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Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui (co-director)

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Peter Ettedgui
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bernard Arnault Bernard Arnault ... Himself
Joseph Bennett Joseph Bennett ... Himself
Detmar Blow Detmar Blow ... Himself
Isabella Blow Isabella Blow ... Herself (archive footage)
Katy England Katy England ... Herself
Magdalena Frackowiak Magdalena Frackowiak ... Herself
Jodie Kidd ... Herself
Alexander McQueen ... Himself (archive footage)
Gary James McQueen Gary James McQueen ... Himself
Janet McQueen Janet McQueen ... Herself
Joyce McQueen Joyce McQueen ... Herself (archive footage)
Kate Moss ... Herself
Michelle Olley Michelle Olley ... Herself
Dana Thomas Dana Thomas ... Herself
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Storyline

Alexander McQueen's rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation of McQueen's own world, both tortured and inspired, which celebrates a radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence. Written by Salon

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Rated R for language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Alexander McQueen See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$98,873, 22 July 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,257,275, 4 October 2018
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-Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE (17 March 1969 - 11 February 2010) was a British fashion designer and couturier. He worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001, and founded his own Alexander McQueen label in 1992. His achievements in fashion earned him four British Designer of the Year awards (1996, 1997, 2001 and 2003), as well as the CFDA's International Designer of the Year award in 2003. McQueen committed suicide by hanging in 2010, at the age of forty, at his home in Mayfair, London. See more »

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Everything you want a documentary to be
22 July 2018 | by rocknrollpartySee all my reviews

So sad and so beautiful. Just like he was. A wonderful insight into the beauty and brutality that made his work what it was. A very emotional piece. And considering how the man himself said he wanted people to walk away from his shows with emotion, even though this wasn't a work of his (even though it was about him), I'd consider this a resounding success for just that reason. You walk away from the theater very emotional. Go see it. Yesterday.


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