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      Love, Cecil

      Released Jun 29, 2018 1h 38m Documentary TRAILER for Love, Cecil: Trailer 1 List Love, Cecil: Trailer 1 Love, Cecil: Trailer 1 2:02 View more videos
      83% Tomatometer 47 Reviews 76% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings The life and work of Oscar-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Love, Cecil shines a warm - and long overdue - spotlight on the work of an Oscar-winning talent whose contributions to classic cinema are too often overlooked.

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      J. R. Jones Chicago Reader [Director Lisa Immordino Vreeland's] best accomplishment is having gathered so much of Beaton's work from various disciplines into one place, so the full force of his aesthetic can be appreciated. Mar 27, 2020 Full Review Scott Marks San Diego Reader The film version of My Fair Lady is a ceremonious bore, and the viewer has Cecil Beaton's pompously sedentary, open-casket visual compositions to blame. Rated: 1/5 Aug 31, 2018 Full Review Michael O'Sullivan Washington Post Thorough and pleasurable - if lightweight... Rated: 2.5/4 Jul 25, 2018 Full Review Richard Crouse Richard Crouse It moves chronologically through the man's life with none of the style Beaton brought to his own life on display but narration by Rupert Everett, lifted directly from the photographer's own diaries, brings intimacy to the proceedings. Rated: 3.5/5 Mar 4, 2021 Full Review Dennis Harvey 48 Hills This documentary tribute is colorful if somewhat frustrating, though that may be inevitable... Oct 15, 2020 Full Review Steven Prokopy Third Coast Review Love, Cecil doesn't shy away from Beaton's contradictions or from his being something of a poseur -- at times he almost embraced the double life he was leading -- and that makes the film all the more watchable and substantive. Jun 17, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Well presented documentary on the life and career of photographer, costume and set designer, author, illustrator, and painter Cecil Beaton. Although his life story is quite fascinating, I thought the real power of the film was in the striking photographs he took, as well as the dazzling costumes and lush sets he created for such films as My Fair Lady and Gigi. The movie is narrated by Rupert Everett and directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. There were no subtitles on my DVD copy, but I was able to access them through the closed captioning option on my remote. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis The life and work of Oscar-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton.
      Lisa Immordino Vreeland
      Lisa Immordino Vreeland
      Kino Lorber, Zeitgeist Films
      Production Co
      Fischio Films
      Original Language
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jun 29, 2018, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 21, 2018
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      1h 38m
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