Magazine article Screen International

Sadie Frost to Make Directing Debut with Mary Quant Doc (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

Sadie Frost to Make Directing Debut with Mary Quant Doc (Exclusive)

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Kaleidoscope Film Distribution is launching worldwide sales at AFM.

UK actress and fashion designer Sadie Frost is to make her directorial debut with an adventurous new feature documentary about Mary Quant, “the queen of the mini-skirt”.

One of the UK’s most renowned cultural figures, Quant was at the vanguard of the stylistic revolution of the 1960s and ‘70s, leading the charge away from convention and conservatism through the championing of ground-breaking designs including the miniskirt and hot pants. Quant’s designs and irreverent style were credited as critical to the development of the ‘swinging sixties’.

Here at AFM, Kaleidoscope Film Distribution is handling worldwide sales for Quant, which is currently in pre-production. The film will use archive footage and original interviews with Quant’s contemporaries, family and modern-day fashion and style leaders, as well as dramatised scenes. …

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