Yves Saint Laurent Synopsis
The beginning of the fashionable Yves Saint Laurent Company which would rapidly become one of the biggest luxury powerhouses on the planet.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Ultimately, the story of Yves Saint Laurent makes a compelling argument for fashion as art, and begs to answer the question if there is...
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75

Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
Frustratingly elusive and seductively louche, Lespert’s “Yves” probes a cryptic myth and a fragile soul, penetrating neither, but conjuring...
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70

Arizona Republic

One is left wishing a little more time were spent on the clothes and the creative process, but Yves Saint Laurent is still a lovely escape...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Boyd van Hoeij
Though the screenplay, based on Laurence Benaim’s biography, is all build-up and no payoff, there is just enough emotional insight to...
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63

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Saint Laurent was known for an almost monk-like focus on his work. And so this film springs to life — the actors, the camera, the editing —...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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Despite being sumptuously shot and competently assembled, it provides no real insight into the tortured mind of its subject or the creative...
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60

CineVue

By Joe Walsh
With Yves Saint Laurent, Lespert has played it safe but stylish, and pulls it off thanks to some canny casting choices and a refreshing...
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60

The Telegraph

By Robbie Collin
Rather than do something freshly cinematic with Saint Laurent’s precise, elegant creations, the film is content to exhibit them.
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60

Empire

By Angie Errigo
As elegant as the man's clothes, this handsome biopic traces 20 incident-filled years in the life of the designer.
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40

Variety

By Guy Lodge
Clothes make the man, but can’t save the film, in Yves Saint Laurent, in which the life of one of haute couture’s great innovators gets...
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Yves Saint Laurent

By tosgood2001
I enjoyed this flick with a great element of surprise. The genius of the man was well displayed under guises of a love story. This portrayal of his life is very fresh and allows the viewer to feel...

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Rated R | For Drug Use and Sexual Content