Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

House of Cardin


Year: 2019
Country: USA, FRANCE
Run Time: 97 minutes

House of Cardin
House of Cardin
House of Cardin
House of Cardin

Take a look into the glittering, rarefied world of revolutionary high fashion couturier and ready-to-wear designer, the one and only Pierre Cardin. This authorized documentary charts his unprecedented ascendence as a fashion pioneer in mid-century Paris—whether challenging popular silhouettes, introducing bold new aesthetics to the runway, or presenting the market with a highly sought-after brand that set the bar for what a fashion house is capable of doing. The film attempts to unfurl the richly layered, enigmatic character of Cardin, a famously private and elusive figure who was an undeniable genius. With access to years of stunning personal archives, vintage reels of staggering collections through the decades, and insightful interviews with luminaries including Naomi Campbell and Jean Paul Gualtier, HOUSE OF CARDIN honors the remarkable achievements of an icon in the world of fashion, weaving together a dazzling cinematic tapestry only appropriate for a true living legend. (In English, French, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese with subtitles) — R.J.T.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8:45 PM ET

Friday, March 27, 2020 at 4:30 PM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

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