Gaultier – Freak & Chic | Gaultier – Freak & Chic (N/C 15+)

Models are cool people. Beautiful glamazons. You don’t think of them as freaks unless you’re Jean-Paul Gaultier. The French designer dedicated an entire show to just this. Freak & Chic is a feature documentary that shows us this crazy world, as well as the hard work and creativity that went into shaping this wild party. Gaultier is renowned as the enfant terrible of French fashion. At his first show in 1976, he fused high style with a punk ethos. This subversive nature has peppered his career and some of this same spirit is captured here by the director, Yann L’Hénoret. The latter followed Gaultier and Co. for six months from the conception through to the design, planning and finessing that took place especially for this show.

Dir Yann L’Hénoret | 2018 | France | 90 mins | Int sales Studiocanal

The film captures the designer’s eccentricity as well as the highlights of his long and storied career, including clips from Catherine Deneuve, Madonna and more. – The Guardian


FILM SHOWING

Glasgow Film Theatre                    Wed 6 Nov 20:45

Edinburgh Filmhouse                     Wed 13 Nov 20:45

Chichester Cinema at New Park    Tue 26 Nov 15:15   

Lewes Depot                                  Thu 5 Dec 20:45 


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Changes

Below are changes from the printed brochure.
The website details are up to date.
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TYNESIDECINEMA: Young Ahmed is now on Mon 2 December and not Mon 9 Dec as adverstised in our brochure.

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As a result of the French National Strike from 5 Dec

François Armanet (Oh les Filles!)

and The Primavista Quartet (Nana)

are unable to appear in person for their screenings.
The screenings will still go ahead as billed at the Regent Street Cinema.
Oh les Filles Sat 7 Dec 16:00
Nana Sun 8 Dec 14:00

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Glasgow Grosvenor time changes
A Faithful Man Mon 25 Nov 13:05
Just a Breath Away  Tues 26 Nov 11:20
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The following do not screen at Heart of Hawick:
Just a Breath Away
To The Four Winds
When Margaux Meets Margaux
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I Lost my Body has been withdrawn in Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee.
Check out on Timetables for replacements

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