It turns out that Quentin Tarantino isn’t the only authority on cult classic films, in fact, it has since been revealed that Celine visionary, Hedi Slimane, is another film fanatic with his own impressive watch list. If you’ve made your way through the realm of Netflix, Stan and Disney Plus, it appears there is a new streaming kid on the block. Co-funded by the European Union, Mubi is the streaming service that provides a wide curation of classic films and cult favourite viewing and in collaboration with the designer, you can watch every film from Hedi Slimane’s list for free.
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Hedi Slimane, Artistic Director of @celine, has curated a selection of films for MUBI. His collection spans hallmarks of Hollywood suavity, to edgy cult classics – and kicks off with Curtis Harrington’s NIGHT TIDE, starring Dennis Hopper. Available to watch from today until May 31. Link in bio. #CURATEDBYHEDISLIMANE
10 films as chosen by the artistic director have been made available on the streaming service for a free 30-day period. From vintage horror film Night Tide and Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now to Le Cercle Rouge, a 1970 Franco-Italian crime movie starring Alain Delon and Yves Montand, widen your cinematic repertoire whilst in isolation. As expected, the films are teeming with expert costuming and style references – perfect for any fashion enthusiast.
See three of ICON’s must-watch films below.
Laurence Anyways (2012)
The dramatic story of an impossible and long-time love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self, a woman.
Night Tide (1961)
Sailor Johnny is captivated by Mora who works as a mermaid in the sideshow act. Mora believes that she is destined to murder men on the full moon night. Johnny tries to find out the truth.
Regina finds herself followed and harassed by three men who are linked to the death of her husband, Charles. She seeks help from a charming stranger named Peter but gets embroiled in a world of lies.