House of Versace

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  • NR
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 5.7  (1,589)

Based on the life of Donatella Versace, the 2013 movie House of Versace offers an emotional portrayal of the troubled fashion icon's journey from inheritance to triumph. Gina Gershon stars as the renowned designer, Donatella Versace, a once-timid designer who gains strength and courage to take over her brother Gianni's (Enrico Colantoni) fashion house following his murder.

As the film opens, we see Donatella as a timid, simple woman who is overshadowed by her iconic brother's success. Donatella's brother, Gianni, is the creative mastermind behind their fashion empire, and we see the two as incredibly close, almost interdependent entities. It quickly becomes apparent that Donatella is cripplingly insecure and is unable to stand up for herself or assert her own ideas in the world of fashion. Despite this, she loves and idolizes her brother, and his tragic death sends her reeling.

After Gianni's death, however, Donatella finds herself at a crossroads: she must become the face of the fashion house and continue with the legacy her brother has left behind. Determined to keep her brother's spirit alive, and with the help of her trusted assistants Santo (Colm Feore) and Domenico (Raoul Bova), Donatella gains the confidence needed to take over the company and become one of the most renowned designers in the world.

However, Donatella's newfound power and success come at a price. Her addiction to drugs and alcohol slowly take hold of her life and begin to affect her relationships with those around her. Her daughter Allegra (Samantha Hodhod) is quickly sent off to boarding school, and her marriage to fashion model Paul Beck (David Kaye) begins to fall apart.

Despite this, Donatella never fails to impress with her avant-garde designs and impeccable taste, which becomes apparent during her many appearances on the red carpet. Her infectious personality and unwavering dedication to the fashion industry help her to achieve global success, but her personal demons continue to haunt her, and she never truly recovers from Gianni's tragic death.

Overall, the movie offers an insightful and fascinating look into the life of one of the most iconic women in the fashion world. Despite the tragedy and difficulties she faced throughout her life, Donatella's determination and drive make her a true inspiration to many individuals, regardless of their profession. The excellent acting, intricate storytelling, and breathtakingly beautiful pieces of clothing make this a must-watch for anyone interested in the world of fashion or human stories of personal struggle and triumph.

House of Versace is a 2013 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 25 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7.

House of Versace
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    1 hr 25 min
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    5.7  (1,589)