Pierre Cardin – 2021

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Pierre Cardin’s life is the fascinating tale of the most controversial great French couturier, who went from a miserable childhood as an Italian refugee to an exceptional artistic and financial success.

This is the story of a man who built an empire by the strength of his talent, shaking up the codified world of Haute Couture, always one step ahead of his contemporaries.

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Why we like it:

While the fashion world mourned his loss at the end of 2020, this documentary pays tribute to the genius of this self-made man, whose life and work are also a reflection of the incredible historical evolution over the past 70 years.

Program information:

A figure of modernity

  • Genre:

    Arts & Culture

  • Director:

    Isabelle Szumny

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  • Writter:

    Isabelle Szumny & Sophie Kurkdjian