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A personal look at the fearless, rebellious and extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, McQueen is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary. McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairytale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this film is an intimate revelation of McQueen’s life and work, both tortured and inspired. McQueen celebrates a radical and mesmerising genius of profound influence.
Nominated for Best Documentary at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
“The brilliant, tortured fashion designer Alexander McQueen gets a documentary portrait worthy of his strange, sensual artistry.” ~ Guy Lodge, Variety
“The film delivers a staggering visual feast in the footage of these runway shows, rarely seen by those outside the fashion world, and the emotional punch of witnessing an exuberant talent headed toward self-destruction.” ~ Eve MacSweeney, Vogue
“This appropriately flamboyant film explores McQueen’s humble beginnings, his inspirations, his tight knit band of collaborators, his creative process and the violent brilliance of his work.” Wendy Ide, Screen International