Pierre Thoretton’s documentary L’amour fou arrives on DVD on Monday, 14th November and provides an unprecedented look at the life of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, whose personal life matched his public for elegance, extravagance and passion. Framed around the 2009 auction of his priceless, elaborate art collection, the film sees Pierre Bergé, the man with which YSL shared four decades of his life and love, reflecting on the equally extravagant history of their personal relationship.
To celebrate the release, Flickering Myth have three copies of the film to give away to our readers courtesy of STUDIOCANAL – read on for a synopsis, trailer and details of how to enter this competition…
1958: Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge meet for the first time. Each has found their partner for life. For the first time on film, Pierre Berge tells the story of their love – 50 intense and dramatic years, full of extraordinary success and personal tragedy. St Laurent created the wardrobe of modern women, empowering them. Together, they revolutionised the world of fashion.
In 2008, after the death of Yves, Pierre decided to break up their collection of art that they had passionately brought together, revealing the fruits of a lifelong quest for beauty. From the Majorelle Gardens to Marrakech to Chateau Gabriel in Normandy, L’amour fou invites us into the intimacy of these two men who changed the world just a little…
To be in with a chance of winning all you need to do is make sure you like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, then send a quick email with your contact details (be sure to include your postal address and Facebook or Twitter username) and the subject heading “YSL”.
The competition closes at 5pm on Sunday, November 27th. UK entrants only please.
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