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Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?

William Klein / FR, 1966 / 102 min.

Photographer and filmmaker William Klein follows supermodel Polly Maggoo as she is preparing to go on the catwalk. At first sight  Who Are you, Polly Maggoo? appears to be a documentary in the tradition of cinema vérité, but morphs into an absurd mockumentary on the fashion industry of the swinging sixties.

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Screened to accompany Peter Strickland”s In Fabric, with a demonic dress cast in the lead role. Strickland referred to Klein”s cult classic as one of his sources of inspiration.

satire

Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo? won the Prix Jean Vigo in 1967, an award for originality in the work of young French filmmakers.

The film is still regarded as one of the greatest satires on the world of fashion.

Details

Director

William Klein

Production year

1966

Country

FR

Original title

Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?

Length

102 min.

Language

French, English

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

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