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Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful (2020)
Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful (2020)
Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful (2020)
Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful (2020)
Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful (2020)

Films

HELMUT NEWTON: THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL

(NR) USA – 1 hr 33 min  
2020 · d. Gero von Boehm
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Starring Helmut Newton, Anna Wintour, Grace Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Isabella Rossellini, Catherine Deneuve
Rental: $12.00 (5 day streaming period)

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Helmut Newton’s arresting images of decadence, glamour, and power made him a legend in the world of fashion photography, but his provocative depictions of women also stirred up controversy—was his work a subversive vision of female empowerment, or the very essence of objectification? Tracing his life and career from his childhood in Wiemar-era Germany through his death in 2004, this documentary examines the legacy of a singular image-maker, featuring candid interviews with Anna Wintour, Grace Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Isabella Rossellini, and other women who worked with him.

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After you watch the film, check out this Q&A featuring director Gero von Boehm and subject Isabella Rossellini, presented by Film Forum.

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