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Iris
- Iris Apfel

Overview - The last documentary by the late Albert Maysles, IRIS profiles style maven Iris Apfel. Apfel, a former White House interior designer, has emerged as one of the most important fashion icons of our time. Boasting one of the largest collections of costume jewelry in the world, Apfel is able to show her artistry with every outfit.  Read more...

 
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Overview

The last documentary by the late Albert Maysles, IRIS profiles style maven Iris Apfel. Apfel, a former White House interior designer, has emerged as one of the most important fashion icons of our time. Boasting one of the largest collections of costume jewelry in the world, Apfel is able to show her artistry with every outfit. Still vibrant at 93, Iris never takes herself or her style too seriously, and through Maysles' expert lens she blooms like the flower of her namesake.

Cast List

Albert Maysles - Documentarian, GIMME SHELTER (1970)
Michael Karas
Nelson Walker III - Cinematographer
Sean Williams - Director of photography
Steve Gunn
Justin Tripp
Bruce Weber - Photographer/Filmmaker
Tavi Gevinson
Mickey Boardman
Harold Koda
Iris Apfel
David Hoey
Naeem Khan
Carl Apfel - Participant
Billy Apfel - Participant
Alexis Bittar - Participant
Linda Fargo - Participant
Jenny Lyons - Participant
Duro Olowu - Participant
Margaret Russell - Participant
Dries vanNoten - Participant

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 80
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 876964008792
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: February 2016

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Movies > Education/General Interest
Movies > Biography

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Reviews:
"Apfel makes for an interesting subject, especially when talking about how clothing reflects the politics, science, and history of the times; for her, fashion is a conduit to discussing all of these things." - 04/28/2015 A.V. Club


"[S]urprisingly memorable, graced with an unforced but unmistakable charm." - 04/30/2015 Los Angeles Times


"[A] delightful eye-opener about life, love, statement eyeglasses, bracelets the size of tricycle tires and the art of making the grandest of entrances." - 05/01/2015 New York Times


"Al Maysles, a great fixture in the New York film scene and an influence on several generations of documentary filmmakers, was a keen, understanding observer of human nature and behavior..." - 04/29/2015 RogerEbert.com


4 stars out of 5 -- "Late director Albert Maysles beautifully captures her personality and her passion for creativity." - 07/24/2015 Empire

 
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