Filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng talks to Film Society of Lincoln Center about his documentary Dior and I which mixes archival footage of Christian Dior with recent footage of new creative director Raf Simons putting a collection together in just 8 weeks.
Says Tcheng, “I was interested in having Christian Dior narrate the story because I wanted to create a ‘haunted-house’ feeling—or a Hitchcockian feeling to the film. I wanted to convey having to find your place in a house that is so steeped in tradition and strongly marked by its founder. How do you do that? It’s scary in a way.”
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