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Real to Reel : 9 Movies Based on the Fashion Industry

Stylish, ever-changing, powerful, obsessive, addictive, lustful, revolutionary - such is the Fashion Industry and we love it! Here are 9 movies on the Fashion Industry, and its most prominent members

(2014) Yves Saint Laurent

Director: Jalil Lespert
Stars: Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Charlotte Le Bon

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

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(2009) Coco Before Chanel

Director: Anne Fontaine
Stars: Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola

The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.

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(2011) Diana Vreeland - The Eye Has To Travel

Directors: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt
Stars: Diana Vreeland, Richard Avedon, David Bailey

A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

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(2009) The September Issue

Director: R.J. Cutler
Stars: Anna Wintour, Hamish Bowles, Sarah Brown

A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.

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(2014) Dior and I

Director: Frédéric Tcheng
Stars: Raf Simons, Marion Cotillard, Anna Wintour

Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. Melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with mysterious echoes from the iconic brand's past, the film is also a colorful homage to the seamstresses who serve Simons' vision.

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(2008) Valentino : The Last Emperor

Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Stars: Valentino Garavani, Giancarlo Giammetti, Nati Abascal

A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino.

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(2007) Lagerfeld Confidential

Director: Rodolphe Marconi
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Brad Kroening, Karl Lagerfeld

An up-close-and-personal portrait of the fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld.

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(1998) Gia

Director: Michael Cristofer
Stars: Angelina Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth Mitchell

The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death from AIDS at age 26.

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(2008) Factory Girl

Director: George Hickenlooper
Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

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