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Thing We're Excited About: The Vidal Sassoon Movie

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Things we're weirdly excited about: the upcoming Vidal Sassoon The Movie—scheduled for limited theatrical release in select cities beginning February 11th. We just got the blurb in our inbox, and it sounds spectacular. The feature documentary will span 80 years of "revolution in culture," it says, "as told through the life of one extraordinary man."

Vidal Sassoon The Movie is a true rags-to-riches tale, tracing Sassoon’s path from a London orphanage to international success and celebrity. Producer Michael Gordon, founder of hair care company Bumble and bumble, first set out to document Vidal's life in a richly visual book about icons in the world of hairdressing. What started as an 80th birthday tribute to Sassoon became a movie when Gordon brought on director Craig Teper. While chronicling the fashion, style and social revolutions of the 1960s, Vidal Sassoon The Movie shows how Sassoon revolutionized the world of hair with his pioneering, geometric, Bauhaus-inspired styles and “wash and wear” philosophy, literally changing the way women look and cut their hair today.

· Vidal Sassoon The Movie [Official Site]