With all the brouhaha surrounding the H&M/Versace collaboration, here is a film that gives insight into the cult of Versace by going behind the scenes of the famous label. FASHION VICTIM is about the rise of the Versace empire and focuses on the tragedy that fell on its original designer, Gianni.
On july 15, 1997, Gianni Versace was shot dead in front of his house on Ocean drive. The scene of the crime was fit for an Opera, his lover of 10 years Antonio D’Amico, held the slain designer on the steps of the famous mansion, close by, a dead dove was found bleeding from a bullet wound.
His killer, Andrew Cunanan killed himself with the same gun a few days later as police closed in on him while he was hiding in a boat.
Part fashion documentary, part crime story FASHION VICTIM investigates the rise of Gianni Versace and the strange world of his killer Andrew Cunanan.