Welcome to our new website! If you’re a Loft Cinema member, click here for instructions to set up your account.

Haute Couture

Loft Film Fest 2022!

Haute Couture
Loading...

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 AT 11:00AM AND THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 5:00PM

General Admission: $12 | Loft Members: $10

Passes Not Accepted

Nearly 50 years after her film debut in Truffaut’s Day for Night, French icon Nathalie Baye plays Esther, head of the dressmaking studio at Christian Dior. After her purse is stolen on the way to work, it’s reluctantly returned by streetwise Jade (Lyna Khoudri, The French Dispatch) and an unlikely mentor-prote´ge´ relationship is born. This winning and winsome feature is no formulaic Cinderella story: Esther and Jade have complicated lives of their own, and matching bullheadedness and biases to overcome. Nor is the high-end fashion milieu, in style capital Paris itself, an easy mistress to serve. But with its fascinatingly meticulous attention to stunningly detailed couture creation, writer/director Sylvie Ohayon’s beguiling film turns us—and the initially resistant Jade—into converts. The film also deftly weaves into its fabric the ways that the Parisian old guard of high fashion is steadily giving way to new talent, reflecting the increasingly diverse demographics of gifted young creatives (Dir. by Sylvie Ohayon, 2021, France, in French with English subtitles, 100 mins, Not Rated)

Other festivals: Palm Springs, San Francisco Jewish FF

1 HR 36 MIN | NR

Released 2021
Haute Couture Trailer
Add Tickets

Login using your Email Address and Password.

There was a problem logging in with the provided information. It is possible there are typing errors, or your email address or password are incorrect. Please try again. If the problem persists, please visit our support page.

Your membership needs to be renewed

If you’re experiencing cart issues, please contact [email protected] Please note: Digital Member Passes are available for memberships purchased on or after July 26, 2022.