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Love, Cecil

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98 Minutes

Overview:


Oscar-winning set and costume designer, photographer, writer and painter Cecil Beaton was not only a dazzling chronicler of his time, but a supreme arbiter of its tastes. From the Bright Young Things, to the front lines of World War II, and from the international "Belle Monde" and the pages of Vogue to a role as the Queen's official photographer, Beaton embodied the cultural and political schisms of the twentieth century. In this warm - though critical - portrait, director Lisa Immordino Vreeland blends archival footage and photographs with voice over from Beaton's famed diaries to capture his legacy as a complex and unique creative force. Dynamic and lyrical, "Love, Cecil" is an examination of Beaton's singular sense of the visual, which dictated a style that set standards of creativity that continue to resonate and inspire today.

Cast:

Cecil Beaton
David Hockney
Hamish Bowles
Isaac Mizrahi
Leslie Caron
Rupert Everett

Genre:

Documentary

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