Valentino: The Last Emperor, produced and directed by Matt Tyrnauer, Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine, is an intimate and engaging fly-on-the-wall exploration of the singular world of one of Italy’s most famous men. The film documents the colorful and dramatic closing act of Valentino’s celebrated career, tells the story of his extraordinary life, and explores the larger themes affecting the fashion business today. At the heart of the film is the unique relationship between Valentino and his business partner and companion of 50 years, Giancarlo Giammetti. —IMDb
There's nothing special about this doc...other than its subjects. Valentino & Giancarlo are hilariously hot and cold. Perfect together. When Giancarlo told Valentino that he looked too tan and Valentino said "noooo" and just shook his head, I almost died.
It is amazing to see the secret life behind fashion- what I mean is that a fashion icon is almost moot- simply a figurehead for a a fashion house within an industry that focuses less on artistic freedom and more on money. I would never dream of squelching a seasoned designer's ideas- without him, the house is a joke