Movies @ NCL: French Fashion on Film

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July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Lamb Room

Be immersed in the rich history of fashion as we highlight the legends and visionaries that span the decades behind some of the worlds most iconic brands such as Vogue and Yves Saint Laurent.

2:00 pm – Mademoiselle C (2012, 100 mins.)

4:00 pm – L’Amour Fou (2009, 100 mins.)

6:30 pm – Fashions of 1934 (1934, 80 mins.)

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FILM SHOWTIMES & DESCRIPTIONS

2:00 pm Documentary: Mademoiselle C (2012, 100 mins.)
A documentary focused on former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and fashion stylist Carine Roitfeld as she moves to New York to launch her own magazine.

4:00 pm Documentary: L’Amour Fou (2009, 100 mins.)
Shortly after the death of Yves Saint Laurent (1936-2008), his lover Pierre Bergé talks to the camera about their life together, moving chronologically from their meeting when 21-year-old Saint Laurent became creative director at Christian Dior upon the founder’s death, through twice-annual unveilings of new collections, life in Marrakesh, Saint Laurent’s depression and drug use, sobriety, and retirement. The boxing and auctioning of their vast collection of art brings the story to a close. Archival photos and news footage as well as interviews with a few friends give texture to Bergé’s account.

6:30 pm Fashions of 1934 (1934, 80 mins.)
When the Manhattan investment firm of Sherwood Nash (William Powell) goes broke, he joins forces with his partner Snap (Frank McHugh) and fashion designer Lynn Mason (Bette Davis) to provide discount shops with cheap copies of Paris couture dresses. Lynn discovers that top designer Oscar Baroque (Reginald Owen) gets his inspiration from old costume books, and she begins to create designs the same way, signing each one with the name of an established designer. Threat and counterthreat lead to the suggestion of putting on a legitimate show.

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Date:
July 15
Time:
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Lamb Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003