The legendary fashion designer Pierre Cardin is the subject of the documentary House Of Cardin, directed by P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes which will have its New York Premiere at DOC NYC 2019.
House Of Cardin features interviews with NAOMI CAMPBELL (model), AMY FINE COLLINS (writer), ALICE COOPER (rock star), JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER (designer), JEAN-MICHEL JARRE (composer), YUMI KATSURA (designer), HANAE MORI (designer), GUO PEI (designer), JENNY SHIMIZU (model), PHILLIPPE STARCK (designer), SHARON STONE (actress), KENZO TAKADA (designer), TRINA TURK (designer), and DIONNE WARWICK (singer); and from the House Of Cardin: RODRIGO BASILICATI CARDIN, MARYSE GASPARD, MATTHEW GONDER, JEAN-PASCAL HESSE, RENEE TAPONIER.
Millions know the iconic logo and ubiquitous signature but few know the man behind the larger than life label. Ultimately, the film seeks to answer the question: Who is Pierre Cardin? What is the story behind this legendary icon? House Of Cardin s a rare peek into the mind of a genius, an authorized feature documentary chronicling the life and design of Pierre Cardin. A true original, Mr. Cardin has granted the directors exclusive access to his archives and his empire and unprecedented interviews at the sunset of a glorious career.
The Ebersole Hughes Company is a unique creative collaboration from husband/husband team P. David Ebersole & Todd Hughes, each an accomplished writer, director, producer. Credits include work with HBO, Showtime, IFC, Fox TV, Sundance Channel, and Lifetime. They’re known for a colorful approach to their subjects, ranging from the drummer of Courtney Love’s band Hole to the mother of Cher, from people obsessed with Kubrick’s “The Shining” to a public determined to keep a myth of Jayne Mansfield’s curse alive. Now, they turn their talents to uncover the man behind the legend of Pierre Cardin.