Valentino Designer Pierpaolo Piccioli’s First Film Collaboration Is On The Way

In collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Luca Guadagnino

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Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and acclaimed filmmaker Luca Guadagnino are collaborating on a film together.

Named The Staggering Girl, the movie stars Julianne Moore, Mia Goth and Kiki Layne.

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It tells the story of Francesca, an Italian-American writer (played by Moore), who lives in New York and has to return back home to Rome to retrieve her ageing mother.

Guadagnino is best-known for his film Call Me By Your Name, but also has experience in the fashion world after directing and producing short films and adverts for Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Cartier and Salvatore Ferragamo.

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He will collaborates with cinematographer Sayombhu Mukdeeprom once more, who he worked on the Oscar-nominated coming-of-age love story. Oscar-winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto will create the music for the film.

Piccioli and Guadagnino premiered The Staggering Girl at a special screening in Paris. The film will be released globally on 15 February exclusively to MUBI.

This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.

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