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Plot Summary
Filmmaker Whitney Smith documents the couturier and milliner's work during the 1970s as he created the casual chic look.


Director: Whitney Smith

Genres: Documentary

Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston (2010)

Release Date: January 20th, 2012

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    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Fashionistas who flock to Whitney Sudler-Smith's documentary should pay heed to the entire title: this isn't simply the biography of an American icon, but the chronicle of a misguided filmmaker. show more

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Despite dynamic subject matter, prime archive material and insightful interviewees, Whitney Sudler-Smith's intrusive presence onscreen somewhat trivializes his documentary tribute to Halston and the decadent disco years. show more

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    New York Post

    It's unfortunate that director Whitney Sudler-Smith seems to have spent more time on his own hair than his interview prep. show more

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