SCATTER MY ASHES AT BERGDORF'S

By Matthew MIELE

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Documentary - Completed 2012

A compelling story of the legendary Fifth Avenue store that continues to be the aspiration of every designer around the world.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Matthew MIELE
    • Producer(s)
    • Andrew MALLOY, Mallory ANDREWS, Serge NIVELLE
    • Synopsis
    • From director Matthew Miele, Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf’s is narrated by William Fichtner (The Dark Knight, Black Hawk Down) and features a wide-range of devotees from both the acting and fashion worlds including; Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, Nicole Ritchie, Joan Rivers, Candice Bergen, Karl Lagerfeld, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, Georgina Chapman and Christian Louboutin. Celebrating the iconic store’s 111th anniversary, Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s shares the compelling story of the legendary Fifth Avenue landmark which has launched the careers of many world renowned designers, and continues to be the aspiration of every designer around the globe. The story is told by fashion icons such as Karl Lagerfeld, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, Georgina Chapman, Christian Louboutin and Michael Kors, amongst others, as well as celebrity and socialite clientele, longstanding employees, and members of the Goodman family. The title comes from the New Yorker cartoon that expresses the sentiment of many of its devoted customers.
      Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s features Linda Fargo, Bergdorf’s answer to Anna Wintour, Fashion Director and taste maker, when it comes to what collections are featured in the store. The film also follows David Hoey and his team, who are responsible for Bergdorf’s fabled windows, pulling back the curtain with an insider’s view of the creative process, and personal shopper Betty Halbreich, whose career has seen her dress the rich and famous, from Joan Rivers to Jean Doumanian, Candice Bergen to Susan Lucci, who share their stories of her.
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