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Source:  The Hollywood Reporter

As he was exiting La Colombe d’Or after lunching at the fabled Saint-Paul-de Vence restaurant during the Cannes Film Festival in May, fashion designer Michael Kors paused for a brief conversation in which he acknowledged that his team had fielded requests from documentarians eager to portray his life and work on screen.

But the former reality TV star — who became globally recognized during his time as a judge on Project Runway — admitted that the process of hunkering down with a production unit for a prolonged period of time was, ultimately, unappealing.

A concession to the demand for a Kors documentary is “Michael Kors: A Portrait.”

The “mini documentary” (as the New York fashion house describes this short nonfiction film) is an abridged account of Kors’ personal and professional background.  The film’s running time of just over seven minutes is far too brief to capture the contribution he has made to fashion since he launched his eponymous brand in 1980.

Nevertheless, “Portrait” is as sophisticated and glamorous as a Kors runway show.

Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter.


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