September 24, 2020
CNN - The Screening Room - VIDEO September 19, 2020
CNN - THE SCREENING ROOM - "Couturier Valentino shows softer side in new film" September 15, 2020 “Love rules the day in Valentino: The Last Emperor”
September 11, 2020
The Star, "A standing ovation, notable not only for its length but also its warmth" September 9, 2020
Dallas News, "Real world magic" September 8, 2020
W Magazine, “Three standing ovations" September 8, 2020
Moviehole, “Gorgeous, emotionally rich and surprisingly touching and funny" September 7, 2020, “Best Film at the Festival" September 5, 2020
The Independent, “Five Best Films in Venice" August 30, 2020
The Guardian Blog, "Venice: Tiffs about tassels make Valentino the most compelling movie so far" August 29, 2020
The Daily Telegraph Blog, “Valentino Steals the Limelight in Venice” August 29, 2020
Il Messaggero, "Valentino: The Last Emperor has conquered the Venice Film Festival" August 29, 2020
La Repubblica "Is it possible? An ovation warmer and linger than for George Clooney? August 29, 2020
Il Mattino, "The story of the end of an era"August 29, 2020
Premiere, “Affectionate, absorbing, and, above all, huge fun" August 29, 2020
Corriere Della Sera, "Tyrnauer's film succeeds in never transforming him into a 'saint'" August 29, 2020
The Guardian, "A touching love story" August 29, 2020
Il Messaggero, "A true masterpiece - ironic and moving" August 28, 2020
The Daily Telegraph, "Valentino: The Last Emperor exerts real fascination" August 28, 2020
Screen International, "Affecting, disturbing and hilarious" August 14, 2020
PaperMag, "Peter Davis' Status Update: VaVa Does Venice" July 30, 2020
Glamour Boulevard, "Movie Preview: Valentino, the Last Emperor" July 30, 2020
The Toronto Star, "Tired of war, filmmakers turn to everyday heroes" July 30, 2020, "Cool Movie: Valentino: the Last Emperor" July 29, 2020
indieWIRE, "TORONTO '08 | Columbia '68, Youssou Ndour, Valentino, and Varda
in TIFF Doc Spotlight" July 29, 2020
Variety, "Venice Film Festival announces slate" July 25, 2020
Yahoo! Movies, "Valentino Headed for Venice" July 15, 2020
Italy Magazine, "Valentino bio set for Venice" May 10, 2020
Financial Times, "Up Close and Personal" May 8, 2020
Fashonologie, "Va-Va Voom" May 8, 2020
Fashion Week Daily, "Après Moi, le Déluge: Scoop on the Valentino Documentary" May 8, 2020
New York Magazine, "Valentino Garavani Leads a Very Fancy Life" January 28, 2021
Frillr, "Valentino: The Last Emperor" January 24, 2021, "Valentino, the Documentary" January 24, 2021
The Guardian, "Fashion's Last Emperor Bows Out" January 22, 2021
International Herald Tribune, "Valentino has dressed movie stars, first ladies and crowned heads in 45-year career" January 21, 2021
Waleg, "Documentary Made about Fashion Icon Valentino"
January 19, 2021
Cinematical, "Valentino Hits the World of Documentary Film" January 18, 2021
Entertainment Weekly, "Valentino Documentary in the Works" January 18, 2021
Mudpie, "Valentino is The Last Emperor" January 18, 2021
Fashion Television, "Film about the legendary designer makes its debut at Cannes" January 18, 2021
Vogue, "The Emperor Returns" January 18, 2021
Reuters, "Documentary spotlights fashion maven Valentino"

World Premiere

65th Annual

Venice Film Festival

August 28th, 2008

North American Premiere

33rd Annual Toronto

International Film Festival

September 7, 2020


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