Luca Guadagnino's documentary about Salvatore Ferragamo examines the footwear icon's by-the-bootstraps journey from…
Manolo Blahnik (Self)Grace Coddington (Self)Salvatore Ferragamo (Self)Hero Fiennes Tiffin (Self)Michael Stuhlbarg (Narrator)
In the early 20th century, impoverished teenage Italian cobbler Salvatore Ferragamo sailed from Naples to America to seek a better life. He settled in Southern California, and became Hollywood's go-to shoemaker during the silent era. In 1927, he returned to Italy and founded in Florence his namesake luxury brand. This feature-length documentary recounts his adventures.