• Yohji Yamamoto | Dressmaker

    Yohji Yamamoto | Dressmaker


Yohji Yamamoto | Dressmaker

a film by The Chau Ngo

Yohji Yamamoto | Dressmaker

2016 | 69:00 min

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Biography / Portrait Society Arts

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YOHJI YAMAMOTO | DRESSMAKER is an intimate portrait of the life and work of Yohji Yamamoto, one of the most influential and enigmatic fashion designers of the last forty years. The film sets out to discover and uncover the many layers of the man, delving into the fascinatingly complex life story of this iconic and visionary 73 year-old Japanese craftsman.
Yamamoto invites the viewer behind the curtain and explores his most private and intimate thoughts and feelings. The film sheds light on his artistic approach and creative working process, contrasting them directly with how he sees the ‘Fashion’ industry today and the direction society, in Japan and as a whole, is heading towards.
Yamamoto opens up like never before, shares his deepest insights into his personal life. Interviews with key figures – family, friends, employees and closest confidants – provide even more insight into this Japanese artist’s life journey and the core values that he and his clothing embody.
VIFF - Vancouver
A Design Film Festival Singapore
Milano Design Film Festival
40 MOSTRA Sao Paulo
Cast and Crew
  • Director The Chau Ngo
Original Languages



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