Guccio Gucci’s great-grandchildren say they are “genuinely disappointed” with their family’s representation in a brand-new movie starring Girl Gaga and Adam Motorist.
The upcoming House of Gucci film is based upon a book about the 1995 murder of Maurizio Gucci, which led to the infamous trial and conviction of his ex-wife who served 16 years for contracting his murder.
However, the household have actually revealed their issues surrounding the new film, stating it is an intrusion into the private lives of the Gucci heirs, appealing to the movie’s director Sir Ridley Scott to respect their household tradition.
Patrizia Gucci, Maurizio’s cousin, stated: “We are genuinely dissatisfied. I speak on behalf of the household.
” They are taking the identity of a household to earn a profit, to increase the earnings of the Hollywood system … our family has an identity, privacy. We can discuss everything. However there is a borderline that can not be crossed.”
She added that she has actually connected to Sir Ridley’s better half, Giannina Facio, who has formerly met members of the household, regarding their issues with the movie – however has heard no response.
Patrizia likewise threatened to take further action after viewing the movie.
Their concerns vary from the actors cast, to the lack of interaction the production business have had with the Gucci household, and the various mistakes in the book on which the film is based.
In the film, Al Pacino plays Guccio Gucci’s oldest child Aldo, whose granddaughter says she remembers him as being a proficient entrepreneur who helped broaden Gucci’s global reach.
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Speaking about paparazzi images from set, Patrizia mentioned: “My grandpa was a really good-looking guy, like all the Guccis, and very tall, blue eyes and extremely classy.
” He is being played by Al Pacino, who is not very tall already, and this photo shows him as fat, short, with sideburns, really awful. Disgraceful, because he does not resemble him at all.”
Meanwhile, Jared Leto, who is playing Paolo Gucci, was visualized with unkempt hair and wearing a lilac corduroy suit – something Patrizia stated “offended” her.
The Gucci family has not been included with the fashion house given that 1993, after Maurizio sold his shares to the Bahrain-based company, Investcorp. Gucci was later on bought by the French group PPR, which is now Kering.
Salma Hayek, who is wed to the CEO of Kering, appears in the film.