Ready to Wear


2h 13m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Story revolves around the lives of 50 characters, including designers, models, editors, photographers, buyers and groupies during the days of the March Pret-A-Porter (Ready to Wear) high-fashion trade shows in Paris.

Film Details

Also Known As
Pret-a-Porter, Prêt-à-Porter - den nakna sanningen, Prêt-à-Porter: Ready to Wear
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Miramax International; Miramax International
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/MIRAMAX; Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; MIRAMAX; Miramax Home Entertainment; Senator Film Verleih; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Moscow, Russia; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Synopsis

Story revolves around the lives of 50 characters, including designers, models, editors, photographers, buyers and groupies during the days of the March Pret-A-Porter (Ready to Wear) high-fashion trade shows in Paris.

Cast

Julia Roberts

Anne Eisenhower--"Houston Chronicle" Reporter

Tim Robbins

Joe Flynn--Sportswriter

Stephen Rea

Milo O'Brannagan--Star Photographer

Lauren Bacall

Slim Chrysler--Ex-Fashion Editor

Marcello Mastroianni

Sergei (Sergio)--Mysterious Russian Tailor

Sophia Loren

Isabella De La Fontaine--Widow Of Olivier

Anouk Aimte

Simone Lowenthal--Designer And Olivier'S Lover

Lili Taylor

Fiona Ulrich--"New York Times" Photojournalist

Kim Basinger

Kitty Potter--Tv Reporter

Sally Kellerman

Sissy Wanamaker--Editor Of

Tracey Ullman

Nina Scant--Editor Of

Linda Hunt

Regina Krumm--Editor Of

Rupert Everett

Jack Lowenthal--Simone'S Son & Business Manager

Forest Whitaker

Cy Bianco--Fashion Designer

Richard E. Grant

Cort Romney--Fashion Designer

Danny Aiello

Major Hamilton--Retail Buyer

Terry Garr

Louise Hamilton--Major Hamilton'S Wife

Lyle Lovett

Clint Lammeraux--Texas Cowboy Boot Mogul

Jean Rochefort

Inspector Tantpis--Prefect Of Police

Michel Blanc

Inspector Forget--Assistant Prefect Of Police

Anne Canovas

Violetta Romney--Wife Of Cort Romney

Jean-pierre Cassel

Olivier De La Fontaine--Head Of Fashion Council

Frantois Cluzet

Jean-Pierre--Nina Scant'S Assistant

Rossy De Palma

Pilar--Simone'S Assistant

Kasia Figura

Vivienne--Sissy Wanamaker'S Assistant

Ute Lemper

Albertine--Pregnant Supermodel

Tara Leon

Kiki Simpson--Model And Dane'S Sister

Chiara Mastroianni

Sophie--Kitty Potter'S Assistant

Tom Novembre

Reggie--Cy Bianco'S Assistant

Sam Robards

Craig--Regina Krumm'S Assistant

Georgianna Robertson

Dane Simpson--Model And Jack'S Wife

Tapa Sudana

Kerut

Laura Benson

Member--Milo'S Entourage

Laurent Lederer

Member--Milo'S Entourage

Constant Anee

Member--Milo'S Entourage

Yann Collette

Coroner

Alexandra Vandernoot

Sky Tv Reporter

Jocelyn Saint Denis

Hotel Manager

Andrt Penvern

Hotel Clerk

Maurice Lamy

Bell Boy

Pascal Mourier

Fad Tv Cameraman

Adrien Stahly

Fad Tv Sound Engineer

Denis Lepeut

Fad Tv Sound Engineer

Harry Belafonte

Himself

Anello Capuano

Himself

Helena Christensen

Herself

Serge Molitor

Himself

Thierry Mugler

Himself

Sonia Sykiel

Herself

Tatjana Patitz

Herself

Nicola Trussardi

Herself

Elsa Klensch

Herself

Cher

Herself

Paolo Bulgari

Himself

Eve Salvail

Herself

Claude Montana

Himself

Film Details

Also Known As
Pret-a-Porter, Prêt-à-Porter - den nakna sanningen, Prêt-à-Porter: Ready to Wear
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Miramax International; Miramax International
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/MIRAMAX; Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; MIRAMAX; Miramax Home Entertainment; Senator Film Verleih; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Moscow, Russia; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1994

Released in United States on Video June 13, 1995

Began shooting March 6, 1994.

Completed shooting May 18, 1994.

Following German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's demand that a scene where he's described as a "thief" be cut from the film, the Hamburg Regional Court issued a temporary injunction on Friday, March 17, 1995. The film's German distributor, Senator Filmverleih, later agreed to cut the offensive reference.

Wide release in Germany March 30, 1995.

Released in United States on Video June 13, 1995

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1994