House of Gucci – Review


Amelie Salum Rapetti

Anything Gucci is a staple: timeless, and pristine; however, the company’s history is rife with shocking family drama. This Thanksgiving the blockbuster “House of Gucci” movie was released featuring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Al Pacino, and Jeremy Irons. 

The plot follows the story of Patrizia and Maurizio Gucci, and their involvement in the family business. Based on the true story, it’s impossible to not google “where are they now
immediately after the credits roll. The movie seamlessly joins multiple intricate plotlines ranging from family dynamics to romance to business transactions.

Captivating from the very first second, House of Gucci is guaranteed to hook viewers’ attention throughout the whole film. The soundtrack features some of the greatest timeless hits such as George Michael’s “Faith” and Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’”. Janty Yates, the costume designer, transports the audience back in time with classic looks from mid-1900s fashion. Every detail from the hairstyles to the buckles on Gucci shoes are intentionally designed to create an immersive experience into the past. 

The star-studded cast certainly delivers; every character is flawlessly executed, making it easy for the audience to become emotionally invested. Viewers will feel the love, experience all consuming-hatred, and root for revenge. House of Gucci is one of those movies that warrants a standing ovation.