Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful

Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful

Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful

Documentary on Helmut Newton, the trailblazing late photographer who had a defining impact on the worlds of fashion and art.

2021Rating: M, Nudity93 minsGermany
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The Guardian

The Guardian

The intelligence and even-handedness of this documentary about the provocative fashion photographer... makes a change from the fawning tone you get in a lot of fashion films.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A refreshingly nuanced look at work that inspires snap judgments.

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Variety

Variety

An engaging and surprisingly playful documentary...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

While it raises questions about individualized female empowerment as it is tied to fashion and capitalism, it then fails to adequately answer them.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

While the film is hardly as transgressive as its subject, it manages to be unexpectedly moving...

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