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Bill Cunningham New York On release from 9th March

This documentary is a reminder, if one were needed, that New York is full of characters. It follows one: Bill Cunningham, an octogenarian photographer who has been chronicling city styles for decades. A monkish maverick in the world of fashion, he is shown cycling around in his trademark blue smock and a plastic poncho held together with tape; a visit to his tiny apartment reveals a mattress propped up by milk crates. He is an ascetic aesthete, always on the…

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