Saint Laurent (France, 2014)

When March 21, 2017, 7:00 PM
Where Popp Martin Student Union Theater, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
Registration Details & Deadlines
Cost $0.00
Who is Invited General Public
Parking Details Visitor parking is available for a fee (See information and maps here). Use the Union Deck for screenings at the Student Union,

With this lushly executed, unorthodox biopic of superstar couturier Yves Saint Laurent, French director Bertrand Bonello has established himself as one of the leading auteurs of our time. Focusing on the “dark years” from 1967 to 1976, when Saint Laurent was at the peak of his powers but growing increasingly isolated through his manic work habits and equally obsessive hedonistic pursuits, becoming estranged from his lover and business manager Pierre Bergé due to a drug-fuelled affair with a notorious Paris dandy, Bonello creates an impressively layered portrait that never succumbs to the reductive formulas often found in film treatments of creative geniuses. In French with subtitles.

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