McQueen – an intimate look at a creative genius

I am glad that this documentary set out a mission to focus on the story of McQueen’s personal and fashion career and it adhered to the mission at hand faithfully. It tells how as a teenager, McQueen already showed flashes of creative genius in fabric cutting and clothing design which gradually led him to Central St Martin school where he designed his legendary graduation project, his first collection, that was shown during the British Fashion Week.
This movie offered some new information that you did not see on previous documentaries about him. It also show many personal video recordings, prior smartphone and video phone, of home videos that Lee McQueen himself took in the earlier part of his life. The fact that it end with the inevitable dark fate befallen him is inescapable. It is a part of his life, and his legacy. I recommend this documentary even if you are not a fan and knew very little about Alexander McQueen.