This intimate portrait for André Leon Tally, a fixture in the world of fashion, takes viewers on a journey from André’s roots growing up to becoming one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our times.

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Kate Novack
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André Leon Talley ... Self
Bethann Hardison Bethann Hardison ... Self (archive footage)
Marc Jacobs ... Self
Anna Wintour ... Self
Tom Ford ... Self
Eboni Marshall Turman Eboni Marshall Turman ... Self
Bruce Weaver Bruce Weaver ... Self
Alexis Thomas Alexis Thomas ... Self
Anne Bibby Anne Bibby ... Self
Michelle Obama ... Self (archive footage)
Tamron Hall ... Self
Wanda Garrett Wanda Garrett ... Self
Julia Child ... Self (archive footage)
Martin Luther King ... Self (archive footage)
Barbra Streisand ... Self (archive footage)
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From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley's life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that includes appearances by Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Bethann Hardison, Valentino, and Manolo Blahnik.

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A Film About Andre Leon Talley

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Documentary

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic and suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Documenting the last of the "Haute" world
28 May 2018 | by redross-75563See all my reviews

I was never a fan of Andre Leon Talley. I found him affected and over the top. Last year, for some reason, I read his autobiography, and my opinion of him really changed. This movie sealed the deal. One sees how he became who he is, and the brilliant mind that created ALT as he is today. He is a great editor, but more than that, a treasure trove of first-hand knowledge of Haute Couture's most important figures. Haute Couture is dead. That's not to say there are not great designers, but the system has changed because the world changed. ALT is one of the last keepers of knowledge of the past. That's important, despite today's world where being perceived as "relevant" is more important than anything else. There has been criticism of this film that it did not dig deep enough into ALT as a person. I disagree with that. It does explore him as a person, but this film is not meant to be a psychotherapy session with Andre. It's about a bigger picture, something that this man dedicated his life to: Fashion through Andre's eyes. And in that, it absolutely succeeds.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gospel According to André See more »

Filming Locations:

Durham, North Carolina, USA

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Opening Weekend USA:

$47,802, 27 May 2018

Gross USA:

$400,713

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$454,550
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