1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
An upper class young Frenchman meets an African girl from Mali. Their friends and family put pressure on them to break up. Set in Paris and Bamako with an all-star cast, this musical explodes with 9 original songs and 27 African hits.
Le Cas Du Dr. Laurent (The Case of Dr. Laurent) stars Jean Gabin as a Paris-based doctor who tries to spread the gospel of Natural Childbirth. Working in a cloistered rural community, Gabin runs up against the stone walls of fear and prejudice. His theories are proven sound when unwed mother Nicole Courcel gives birth within Gabin's methodology. The childbirth sequence is filmed straight-on with a delicate combination of taste and frankness. Nonetheless, the lurid ad campaign of Cas Du Dr. Laurent sensationalized this sequence all out of proportion.
What is common between a grandmother egocentric, an overflowing talent agent, a young gay man who is looking for himself in a stand-up comedy, an American choreographer and a survivor of the sixties? None. That is why it was necessary to bring all this on stage ...
YVES SAINT LAURENT: HIS LIFE AND TIMES is an intimate biography featuring extensive interviews with the reclusive designer.
For the very first time enjoy at home 52' of video recording from the live concert of Laurent Garnier recorded at the Elysee Montmartre in Paris. Also included in this DVD the long and rare versions of the music video's from the album "Unreasonable behaviour"