SALVATORE- SHOEMAKER OF DREAMS

Director: Luca Guadagnino
Writer: Dana Thomas
Producers: Francesco Melzi d’Eril, Gabriele Moratti
Production Company: MeMo Films

Salvatore Ferragamo’s fascinating personal, artistic and business story, from his childhood in Bonito, where he made his first pair of shoes, to his journey to America to seek his fortune, from his experiences in Hollywood to his return to Italy, from the verge of bankruptcy to resurgence in his Florence factory and rise to definitive acclaim. Character, instinct, genius, curiosity and extraordinary intuition: SALVATORE - SHOEMAKER OF DREAMS shows the mystery and magnetism of a complex man, an icon of Italian and international luxury fashion who never lost sight of the importance of family. The documentary, narrated by Michael Stuhlbarg, presents never-before-seen images and stories told by members of the Ferragamo family, director Martin Scorsese, costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis, shoe designers Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin and many historians, teachers, designers, journalists and fashion and film critics.