Director: Lorna Tucker
Screenplay: James Moriarty
Editor: Paul Carlin
Starring: Christina Hendricks, Kate Moss, André Leon Talley, Vivienne Westwood
Producers: John Battsek, Shirine Best, Adam Betteridge, Emma Dutton, Eleanor Emptage, Anna Godas, Leo Haidar, Rebecca Joerin-Sharp, Ian Sharp, Nicole Stott
With exclusive, unprecedented access, ‘Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist’ is the first film to encompass the remarkable story of life of Vivienne Westwood, her personality, her activism and her cultural importance. She is Dame od punk movement, doyen of British fashion and one of most influential creators of trends in recent history. The film researches her raising career and her artistic qualities and activism. Combining archive and beautifully crafted reconstruction material, this intimate story presented through Vivienne’s words and insightful interviews with inner circle of family, friends and collaborators. This is a poignant homage to one of the true cultural icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles and her legacy in a business driven by consumerism, profit and global expansion.
About the author
Lorna Tucker spent her 20’s working behind the camera and jumping on tour buses with bands such as Unkle, Lupe Fiasco, The Cult and Queens of The Stone Age creating tour videos and music promos. After cutting her teeth working with bands she moved into longer format storytelling, directing documentaries, writing scripts and creating more experimental video art projects for the likes of Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, Nike, Redbull and ShowStudio.
Festivals and awards
Cleveland International Film Festival 2018 (USA)
Hamburg Film Festival 2018 (Germany)
Sundance Film Festival 2018 (USA)
Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2018 (Brasil)
International Documentary Film Festival BelDocs 2018 (Serbia)