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Lagerfeld Confidential

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Nicole Kidman, Karl Lagerfeld, ...

Lagerfeld Confidential

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
89 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/24/07
director:
Rodolphe Marconi
distributor:
Koch Lorber
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B

He has spent a quarter century creating those erupting-fabric Chanel designs, but Karl Lagerfeld, like Andy Warhol, is as much a manufacturer of mystique. Beneath the Euro-mannequin facade — the gray-white mane, omni-sunglasses, and high starched collars he wears like an undead aristocrat — Lagerfeld turns out to be a very talkative and charming control-freak exhibitionist. Lagerfeld Confidential, while an undisciplined piece of filmmaking, offers a rare glimpse into the soul of the fashion world, with Lagerfeld, as he admits, surviving through his philosophical fixation on The New: life as the proverbial next season. B