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Love, Cecil

Love, Cecil is a movie starring Rupert Everett, David Bailey, and Manolo Blahnik. Respected photographer, artist and set designer, Cecil Beaton. was best known for his Academy Award-winning work, designing for such award-winning...

Other Titles
Rakkaudella, Cecil Beaton, Med kärlek, Cecil, Te quiero, Cecil Beaton
Running Time
1 hours 38 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Biography, Documentary
Lisa Immordino Vreeland
Rupert Everett, David Bailey, Hamish Bowles, Manolo Blahnik
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Respected photographer, artist and set designer, Cecil Beaton. was best known for his Academy Award-winning work, designing for such award-winning films such as Gigi (1958) and My Fair Lady (1964). The film features archive footage and interviews with various models, artists and filmmakers who worked closely with Beaton during his illustrious career. Beaton was not only a dazzling chronicler of his time, but a supreme arbiter of its tastes. From the Bright Young Things, to the front lines of World War II, and from the international belle monde and the pages of Vogue to a role as the Queen's official photographer, Beaton embodied the cultural and political schisms of the twentieth century. In this warm - though critical - portrait, which blends archival footage and photographs with voice over from Beaton's famed diaries to capture his legacy as a complex and unique creative force. Dynamic and lyrical, Love, Cecil (2017) is an examination of Beaton's singular sense of the visual, which dictated a style and set standards of creativity that continue to resonate and inspire today.

Comments about biography «Love, Cecil» (15)

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This documentary was filmed in 1989, and while it was edited and released in 2010, I still remember this documentary as a great film. It is one of the few documentaries I've seen that have made me think, it's never boring and there are some really good jokes and quotes. I remember watching this documentary as a kid and watching it again a few years ago, and I thought it was so great! The director of the film, David Gilbert, has a very good sense of humour and he makes the best of the subject matter. The documentary shows us a lot about the importance of religion in the world today, but also the dangers of religion, with a lot of touching moments. The documentary is very funny, the director is a great story teller and the whole thing is very fun. The documentary is also very informative, and I think it is a very good documentary.

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Cecil B. DeMille's story of how he managed to give America's children the first film for which the young people would remember him is a fantastic story of how a man of great courage, determination and vision was able to give the world a movie for which the children would remember. At the end of the movie, the audience is in tears. Many of the questions the audience asks were answered in the book, but this movie does not portray the book in any way. The movie's message is that our children's eyes can only get us through the work of artists like Cecil B. DeMille. We all know that people in the world do not know what they want and that this is what makes us human. I would like to thank Mr. DeMille and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for giving me the opportunity to see this movie and I hope it is available in the theatres soon.

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I thought this movie was excellent. There were some really cool things that happened in the movie, like how they filmed the video and how they did the editing. It was also really neat to see how the animals interacted with each other. I think the thing that really impressed me about the movie is the fact that they filmed everything that happened. They were just so grateful for the opportunity that they got to be in the movie. I thought the movie was pretty emotional and I think it really helped make me feel for the animals. I also think it was pretty funny because I didn't realize that there were actually animals in the movie. I don't know how they got them, but I think it was just so cool to see all of them and their personalities. They are all so different and I think it's amazing to see all of them. I would recommend this movie to anybody.

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Lauren Rios

It's hard to believe that a movie of this magnitude could have been made without any major money, major celebrities or major media coverage. But this movie has been made with all of that in mind. It is a film that makes you question your own humanity. And it does this through the use of interviews with many of the world's greatest artists and artists, from Jimi Hendrix to Damien Hirst. They all come out of the woodwork to discuss their personal struggles and how their art affects their lives. And it's all through the eyes of the artists themselves, and it's absolutely mesmerizing. It's the kind of movie that could change the way we view artists. It's a must-see, and it's a movie that should be seen by everyone.

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Judy H.

This documentary is a must see. The subject matter is very important. This is why I would recommend this movie. This documentary goes into detail on how a blind man (Cecil) overcame his physical handicap to become an accomplished musician. It also goes into how his music is an inspiration to people all over the world. It also shows how the music he creates inspires people to follow their dreams. I personally thought that it was very interesting to see how he was able to overcome his disability to become an accomplished musician. The documentary was extremely interesting and entertaining. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in music or is interested in a good documentary.

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Lawrence Wong

After reading some of the negative reviews I was surprised to find this documentary to be so heart-felt. In fact, I think the real heart of the film is in the interviews with the many people who have had to struggle with depression and have now overcome it. I was touched by the experience of many of these people who spoke of how they felt when they were young and could not function. This film reminds us of what depression is like and how it can affect a person's life and the people around them. It also gives us hope for those who are still suffering, and it gives hope that if we can all get past the struggle, we can overcome it. I highly recommend this film to anyone who has been through depression.

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Denise Bell

This film was so powerful and it was so uplifting. It was also a very interesting documentary, it was very interesting to see how a little town in Texas was able to have a significant impact on the people of the state of Texas. I highly recommend this movie.

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Joe Henderson

I enjoyed this film for the most part. It was a very touching and interesting story of a man who had a long and loving relationship with his wife. His story is told in a way that is emotional and at times funny. It is not too preachy but still very touching. The acting was amazing. The story is touching and the message is profound. I am still stunned and still think about the man's story. I recommend this movie to anyone.

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Cynthia M.

A film I can watch over and over again, as it is still moving and touching to me. It is about a man, Cecil John Rhodes, who is shot and left for dead in the streets of New York City in the late 1940s. He was an ex-Colored man who grew up in a segregated Southern town and was fed up with the racism he witnessed. This film is a must-see for all those who have ever been in a similar situation to Cecil. I would recommend this film to anyone who is willing to see the human side of an historic tragedy.

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It is an excellent film about the rise and fall of Cecil Rothstein, a Hollywood producer who was an advocate for the underdog and had a blind faith in the American Dream. It is also a brilliant, intelligent, and entertaining documentary about the life of one of America's most colorful and influential figures. The film is well-balanced and has a certain "human touch" to it that allows the viewer to connect with the subject. It also has a great soundtrack, and the music in the movie is fantastic. It is also very entertaining. The film is divided into three parts, and the first is about the early years of his life. It covers the development of his friendship with Howard Hughes and his early years in the movie industry. It also covers his years in Hollywood, and the struggle to get his film made. It also covers his relationships with other Hollywood stars. The second part of the film is about the early years of his marriage and their involvement in his films. It covers the years after his marriage, the years of their work on his films, and the years after their divorce. The final part of the film covers the years of his struggle with Alzheimer's disease, and his final days. It covers his final years, and the final days of his family and friends. The film is not "cold" and it is not "dramatic". It is a great, intelligent, and entertaining documentary about a man who changed Hollywood forever.

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I was in my teens when this film was made. I was fascinated by the case, and by the film. I became a forensic pathologist, and now I can identify more with the victims. The film was very entertaining, and it was interesting to see how the case progressed. I think that this film is very important, and I recommend it to anyone. It is definitely worth watching.

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I don't usually write reviews on IMDb. The reason being that I'm not too familiar with the subject. But this movie is a must see for those who are interested in the topic. It gives the viewer a good perspective on the plight of African Americans in America. It's not about black and white, but about the discrimination and the poverty that affects all races. I believe that this movie will be a major influence on all generations. If you don't have any African American friends, or if you don't know any African Americans, then this movie will be a major eye opener. I think that the movie is a great choice to see if you have not yet seen the movie, or you have seen it but are just curious. This movie is well worth the price of admission. And even if you are not a fan of the subject matter, then it's still a great movie to see.

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This is a powerful documentary that shows how the media and the law can be used to exploit children and create false memories. It's a powerful story about how a child who was abused by a family member and was later taken to a mental institution was later found to be completely different than the person they thought they knew. The film includes interviews with the child's parents, psychologists, and the child's mother who was very open about her daughter's past. The film was shot in a way that allows the viewer to understand the past of the child without revealing too much. This is a very powerful film, and I would recommend it to anyone who has ever been involved in child abuse or has any children.

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Jessica Carroll

This is a movie that will never be forgotten. Its a story of hope and courage. The only way you can see this movie is by purchasing it on DVD. I know it is not for everyone but for those that are open minded and able to appreciate a great story and great acting it is a must see. I have seen this movie 10 times and will see it again soon. I would recommend this movie to everyone that loves a good story and great acting. I recommend this movie to anyone that appreciates a great movie. This is one of the best movies of all time. My rating: 10/10

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Keith Mills

I'm going to start by saying that I have read the book, and I have to say that I really liked the movie. But for some reason, I was expecting a completely different movie. I saw the trailer and it looked like a movie that could be good. Then I went to see it. I wasn't disappointed. The movie was well done. The acting was good, the characters were well developed, the plot was well thought out and well executed. I was very happy with the movie, and I was especially happy with the ending. It was a very well done ending, and it was very different from the book. But it was still a good ending. The ending was very interesting and left you wanting more. I'm not going to give away the ending because I really don't want to spoil it. I recommend this movie to anyone who is a fan of the book, or to anyone who likes movies that are different from the book.