Yves Saint Laurent Documentary, “L’amour fou”/”Crazy Love” at The Tribeca Film Festival, Article by Sharon Abella

April 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

On Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 9pm at the School of Visual Arts Theater, 1 Silas, located at 333 West 23rd Street close to 8th Avenue,

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 2:30pm at Clearview Chelsea Cinema, Theater 4, located at 260 West 23rd Street, and

Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 9:45pm at Clearview Chelsea Cinema, Theater 8,

the French fashion legend, Yves Saint Laurent’s (1936-2008) somber life story; his long standing relationship with businessman/life partner, Pierre Berge, their extensive art collection, love for Marrakech, Morocco, and, of course, YSL’s career in Fashion spanning over 7 decades, will be on display over the course of this French Director, Pierre Thoretton’s, 100 minute long  documentary, “L’amour fou”/”Crazy Love” at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. “L’amour fou”/”Crazy Love” entitles you to a backstage pass to learn about the high’s and low’s of elite culture experienced by the dedicated, poignant designer, known for making tuxedo and bolero jackets, Cossack Costumes, and see through blouses popular on women.  Access entrance into interviews, parties, homelife, couture and ready to wear fashion shows, while observing how a successful artist’s mind is so often a combat zone for mental illness. “L’amour fou”, should not be compared to the still standing, Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani documentary, “The Last Emperor”.

A Sundance Selects Release.

Article by Sharon Abella

http://www.1worldcinema.wordpress.com

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