"1960s Butterfly Girl is a dreamlike meditation on the visionary fashion of designer Susan Cianciolo.
With its ethereal backdrop of the Malibu shore, 1960s Butterfly Girl examines the lines, forms, and colors not only in Cianciolo’s creations—but in nature itself. A mesmeric score by L.A. art-punk duo No Age propels the film, resulting in a spellbinding, occasionally voyeuristic ballet of art, sound, and natural beauty."
Conceived as a cinematic fashion show, “1960s Butterfly Girl” stars supermodel
Frankie Rayder and showcases Cianciolo’s latest couture collection, Queen of Hearts. In a
series of dreamlike sequences shot on the Malibu shore, Rayder reveals the extravagantly
hand-embroidered creations that Cianciolo says are inspired by the queens, kings, and
knights of the 1700s (including a piece constructed from textiles designed by Mike Mills). No
Age’s guitar-drenched yet ethereal score propels the film, resulting in a hypnotic ballet of art
Produced by No Age guitarist Randy Randall and directed by Alisa Lipsitt, “1960s
Butterfly Girl” is the debut project from Randall and Lipsitt’s boutique production company,
Stacks and Layers (www.stacksandlayers.com). They are now working on a documentary
titled “A New York Thing,” featuring indie bands such as
First Nation and Soiled Mattress and the Springs.
Location (www.21mercerstreet.com) takes place June 4-11 at
21 Mercer Street in New York City. Future screenings of
“1960s Butterfly Girl,” which premiered in L.A. in March,
will be held internationally later this year.
If you are able to go and see it- in the Big Apple, PLEASE do so...for me.