• 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 51min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
  • Cast: Alexander McQueen
  • UK release: 8 June 2018

Elegant documentary on the working-class London lad who became chief designer at Givenchy, combining behind-the-scenes footage with archive comments and fresh interviews, looking at the grief caused by the loss of close friend Isabella Blow and his beloved mother. Informative, engrossing but never maudlin.

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The Barn, Banchory (0.0 miles)

Burn O'Bennie, Banchory, Aberdeen, AB31 5QA
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Wed 5 Dec

The Barn


City Screen Picturehouse, York (0.0 miles)

13–17 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL
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Wed 27 Mar

The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock (0.0 miles)

Farley Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6NB
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Mon 28 Jan


Nerve Centre, Londonderry (0.0 miles)

7–8 Magazine Street, Londonderry, BT48 6HJ
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Sun 25 Nov

  • 14:00

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4 Jun 20184 stars

Informative and engrossing documentary about the troubled, prodigiously talented designer

The life of Lee Alexander McQueen is one of the fashion industry's great Cinderella stories. A working class London lad with few formal qualifications, his sheer talent and determination propelled him through the ranks to become chief designer at…

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