Started off positive, the colour is nice and sets the scene well, thanks to the accompanying sets and beautiful outfits. The lead performance is strong and I liked all the jazz music, but unfortunately this becomes a run of the mill biopic, and therefore doesn't grab you.
Pierre Niney gives a chameleon like turn here as Saint Laurent and makes the film something more than just another biopic. Time periods are well captured by director Lespert especially in the early going when fashion shows were in an intimate setting. Performances all around are top notch and despite a hasty ending the film is all around satisfying.
Seeing how much Pierre Bergé loves Yves Saint Laurent makes my expectation in relationship got higher. It is fun to know that the dresses in this film are the authentic, loaned by Foundation Piere Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent.