The documentary about the Italian fashion legend and his partner Giancarlo Giammetti is now the only fashion film left in the category, beating off stiff competition from The September Issue, and remains one of 15 documentaries in the running for the golden gong.
As Naomi Campbell, Allegra Versace and Margherita Missoni graced the red carpet at the film’s premiere in Milan last week, a perky Valentio laughed, â€œwhat can I say? An Oscar would be an incredible crowning for an emperor.
Directed by Matt Tyrnauer, the film follows the fashion house from a behind-the-scenes angle, documenting the final two years of Valentino and Giancarlo’s time at the label, as well as the relationship in their professional and personal lives.
One more reason to look forward the Oscars. Here’s to waiting…