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Westwood: punk, icon, activist United Kingdom 2017 | 83 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Lorna Tucker

LORNA TUCKER has made tour and promo videos for bands like Unkle and Queens of The Stone Age, along with shorts for Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood. Westwood: Punk. Icon. Activist and the 2018 documentary Amá are her first full-length productions.

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DOCUMENTARY Anti-establishment for more than 40 years: with subversive verve and hitherto unseen insights, the film portrays the past and present of this exceptional British designer.
She is the most glittering and eccentric figure in the world of fashion, an icon of non-conformism and limitless creativity: even at 77, every new collection from Vivienne Westwood still causes a stir. The former primary school teacher began her career in fashion in the early 1970s alongside the inventor of the Sex Pistols Malcolm McLaren and became the pioneer of punk fashion. Her breakthough came in the 1980s and 90s with collections inspired by previous centuries. The film talks to friends and companions of the fashion legend and portrays an extraordinary woman, who besides being an eccentric aesthete is also an energetic political and social activist.
Orig. Title: Westwood: punk, icon, activist
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: English
Section: Kaleidoscope
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Director: Lorna Tucker
Screenplay: Lorna Tucker
Cast: Vivienne Westwood, Andreas Kronthaler, Bella Freund, Joe Carre, Peppe Lorefice, Carlo D’Amario
Producer: Eleanor Emptage,Shirine Best
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
Music: Dan Jones
Camera: James Moriarty
Set Designer:
Cutter: Paul Carlin
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Format: dcp
Printsource: CinePostproduction Berlin
German Distributor: NFP marketing & distribution GmbH
World Sales: Dogwoof
Production: Finished Films Production; Tdog Productions; Passion Pictures
contact: Victoire Verlarde, NFP marketing & distribution GmbH: v.velarde@nfp.de

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