Focusing on a dark, hedonistic, wildly creative decade in Yves Saint Laurent’s life and career, director Bertrand Bonello toys deliriously with biopic rules and limitations. Bonello describes re-creating the collections by hand, just the way they were in the days when the iconic designer was producing them.
Red carpet arrivals for 12 Years a Slave, Director Steve McQueen’s harrowing new film opening at the New York Film Festival in New York. Based on the memoir of freeman Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), who was abducted in Washington, D.C. in 1841 and delivered to a slave trader, a figure of both horror and pathos who comes to embody the true savagery—and insanity—of slavery.
Steve McQueen (DIR), Chiwetel Ejiofor, Paul Dano, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson, Rob Steinberg, Alfre Woodard, Liza Bennett
French Director Arnaud Desplechin and actors Mathieu Amalric and Benicio Del Toro discuss their latest project Jimmy P. : Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian and what it means to be able to participate in the New York Film Festival.
INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED BY MARK STEFANIK
SHOT AND EDITED BY BRIAN SARGENT
Cate Blanchett attends a tribute Gala held in her honor by the Film Society of Lincoln Center at the 51st Annual New York Film Festival in Manhattan. Cate wore a flesh colored Armani Prive dress and shoes by Roger Vivier.