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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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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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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A Documentary on the Life of Lee Alexander McQueen


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Rated R for language and nudity | See all certifications »

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UK

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English

Release Date:

8 June 2018 (UK) See more »

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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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Shows some of the outfits that Lady Gaga wore in the Lady Gaga: Bad Romance (2009) vídeo in the runway show. See more »

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Maverick, Icon, Artist
25 December 2018 | by halomaniac88See all my reviews

If you don't see the genius and talent behind Mcqueen you don't understand art. There was no one like Mcqueen before he blew up the fashion world, there was no one like Chanel, no one like Dior, no one like Saint Laurant. He was an once in a generation talent. He was more than a designer, he was a performance artist, painter, provacateur, he was one of a kind. His style was a mixture of the common and the theatrical, the past and the future, the macabre and the romantic, the light and the dark. His style was so original. I think Alexander would have liked to let his designs do the talking. This documentary didn't really work for me because I thought it lacked focus, there was more content on his personal life than his artistry, it felt like a basic biography on the history channel. What made him so special, what was his artistic process, how did he plan his shows, these topics were not explored. I think Mcqueen was a great artist, one for the ages, he will go down in history as one of the greatest fashion designers of all time, I hope this film can bring more appreciation to his work.


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