Today marks the release of the long awaited biopic about the fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. Yves Saint Laurent is directed by Jalil Lespert and stars Pierre Niney as Saint Laurent and Guillaume Gallienne as his partner Pierre Bergé. This is one of two films about the late designer being released this year. The second Saint Laurent is being directed by Bertrand Bonello with Gaspard Ulliel playing YSL and will debut later this year at Cannes. However, while Pierre Bergé has offered support to the Lespert project, with 77 outfits from the Saint Laurent archives being loaned to the production, he has already threatened legal action over the Bonello film. Below is the trailer for Lespert’s Yves Saint Laurent.
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