Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Synopsis
The story of the legendary editor of "Harper's Bazaar" and "Vogue."
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Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
The film captures Vreeland's perhaps unwitting philosophical integrity just as much as it drowns us in the exuberance of her work.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Her life, and her work, transcended what we think of as "fashion."
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Like no one before or since, she had what she valued most in others - good, old-fashioned pizazz.
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New York Post

The filmmakers are clearly fans, and any of Vreeland's personal shortcomings - child-rearing, for instance - are only hinted at.
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Washington Post

The documentary mostly steers clear of Vreeland's home life. Little attention is paid to her husband or her children, and that may be...
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San Francisco Chronicle

A captivating 86-minute film by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, who is married to one of Vreeland's grandsons.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This is a pretty, surface-y documentary rather than the kind of exciting one Vreeland would have demanded, declaring, "You gotta have...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie has a lot going for it. In less than 90 minutes, it walks us through sketches of Vreeland's private life and the formulation and...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

It's clear the director's proximity to the family stopped her from going into uncomfortable territory. We never learn much about Vreeland's...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
While plenty of talking heads turn up to offer breathless praise, it's no surprise that the preeminent words of wisdom are, thanks to...
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Diana Vreeland : The Eye Has To Travel

By wlriggs
Excellent documentary. Skillfully stitched together by Frederic Tcheng and. Bent-Jorgen Perlmutter. I understand they had about four hours of material and were able to edit down To a smoothly...

Worth seeing

By amonroe999
A well-made documentary about the interesting life of Diana Vreeland. She had a most unusual perspective of the fashion world and how it related to other aspects of life....


By randaljdawkins
An amazing, touching, and fun tribute to one of 20th century's most influential, important, and original persons. A critical see for the art or fashion student and a must see for everyone else!...

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

By daisyjopling
This movie is unbelievably inspirational. Diana had a fresh, innovative and completely honest look on life, which is powerful and beautiful. Her work is extraordinary. One of the best films I have...

An original

By catcat007
A wacky, fun & superb doc. Diana was a true eccentric. She took her special and rare bird looks and made them work for her. It was fascinating to see how she brought unique beauties such as Cher,...

Laugh-Out-Loud and Inspiring

By Arturzinho
I left the theatre feeling inspired and affrimed and ready to celebrate my uniqueness. I find myself open to seeing what's new and unique in "everyday" people. And what a collection of...

A Classic

By cpsiler
The images this woman created are original and inspiring. I want to buy a copy of the DVD when it comes out so I will have them at my fingertips....

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

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hated it

By kookypenfreak
I so hated this movie it was boring like crazy I left the theater before it ended...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Nude Images