Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressful workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward spiral into ruin.
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Jerry Schatzberg is a kind of UFO among American film directors of the 70's. He wasn't in the same train than Scorsese, Coppola and De Palma and when he finally made it to the station, all the journalists were already gone. Faye Dunaway should have earned an Academy award nomination here. A movie that deserves a second chance in order to tell what's illusion and what's souvenir. Masterpiece.