The preview for the second of this year's biopics about designer Yves Saint Laurent is here, and we're not entirely certain that it's safe for work.
The Bertrand Bonello film, simply called Saint Laurent, tells the story of the famed couturier's life between 1967 and 1976. That period was so decadent a time for French fashion, it inspired a book called The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris.
In the two-minute trailer, which really is gloriously excessive, we get a quick look at Saint Laurent's drug use, his affair with a socialite named Jacques de Bascher, and a split-second instance of male full frontal nudity at what appears to be a really artsy orgy.
Of course we couldn't expect much less from a trailer whose first line is the designer's longtime partner Pierre Bergé saying, "I created a monster, and now I have to live with him."
Gaspard Ulliel plays the aforementioned monster in this film, which will make its European debut at the end of September. Whether it's too hot for American theaters to handle remains to be seen.
—Details associate online style editor Justin Fenner.
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