Legendary couturier Alexander McQueen’s rags to riches story is vividly brought to life by his closest friends and family and through his revolutionary body of work, as inspired, tortured, and visionary as the man himself.
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We're ostensibly here for the same reason and yes, McQueen packs a healthy dollop of the man's wild, bold, moving creations. Fashion is like, modern aristocracy. But I feel it pretends to have greater access to the man - the home videos are no Amy - and maybe should have been solely about the early years? At least that's where it's strong, before selling us that ol' tortured artist never-had-a-chance routine.
The documentary gives a great insight into Lee Alexander McQueen, his life, his loves, his family and friends but also his dark side. I felt deeply moved and also incredibly sad such a talented man could feel so incredibly lonely and end his life this way.