Saint Laurent
First screened in January 2016
Director: Bertrand Bonello. Cast: Gaspard Ulliel, Jérémie Renier, Amira Casar, Louis Garrel, Aymeline Valade, Léa Seydoux, Helmut Berger, Dominique Sanda, Brady Corbet, Micha Lescot, Vittoria Scognamiglio, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, Valérie Donzelli, Jasmine Trinca, Laura Cieplik, Ernst Umhauer. Screenplay: Bertrand Bonello and Thomas Bidegain.

Twitter Capsule: La vie en robes. Some scenes are sketches by design, others finished pieces. Supple with time, character, and color.

VOR:   Experiments with the biopic template much more successfully than, say, Steve Jobs, while evoking a much fuller sense of the character. Formally interesting.

Photo © 2014 Mandarin Cinéma/EuropaCorps/Orange Studio/
Arté France Cinéma/Scope Pictures, © 2015 Sony Pictures Classics

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

César Awards (French Oscars): Best Costume Design (Anaïs Romand)

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