• 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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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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