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Details of Pierre Cardin Documentary Revealed

PARIS — “We focused on the idea of ‘Who is Pierre Cardin?’ because we feel it’s one of those names that you know, that you’ve seen your whole life, but most people can’t picture the man,” said P. David Ebersole, who is in the early stages of producing a documentary with Todd Hughes on the Space-Age couturier, titled “House of Cardin.”
Work-in-progress teasers of the movie will be screened at the 10th edition of the fashion-centric short film festival “A Shaded View on Fashion Film” in September at Cardin’s Palais Bulles complex in Théoule-sur-Mer on the French Mediterranean coast. Cardin, who has been named as president of honor for the festival and is designing the trophies that will be handed out to winning filmmakers and actors, is to attend a cocktail for the event tonight at his Paris restaurant Maxim’s.
The American filmmakers for one of their recent projects, “Dear Mom, Love Cher,” took a deep dive into the family history of Cher. For “House of Cardin,” meanwhile, due for release in spring 2019, the aim is tell the epic story of the designer, often called the licensing king — from his family fleeing Italy in the Twenties to escape Benito Mussolini’s

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