Valentino: The Last Emperor

Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Year: 2009
Duration: 1 Hour 36 Minutes
Country: USA
Language: English, Italian, French

Produced and directed by Matt Tyrnauer, Valentino The Last Emperor is an intimate fly-on-the-wall exploration of the singular world of one of Italy's most famous men and provides a first-time glimpse into Valentino's world of bygone glamour. Filmed over the course of two years, the crew shot over 250 hours of footage with exclusive, unprecedented access to Valentino and his longtime partner, Giancarlo Giammetti. The resulting non-fiction film is a portrait of an extraordinary partnership—the longest running in fashion—and is a story about a master confronting the final act of his celebrated career. Valentino The Last Emperor was short-listed for Best Documentary Feature Academy Award.

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PRESS

"Valentino: The Making of a Love Story"
The Wrap Article - January 11, 2010

"A New Look at Valentino"
LA Times Article - April 9, 2009

"Valentino nabs 'Best Per-Location Average'"
Variety Article - March 31, 2009