Kate Moss is the idol of an entire generation. No other supermodel has ever made it onto the covers of so many different magazines, appeared so often in the headlines, or attracted such legions of male and female fans. Designers from Versace, Gucci, Dior, Cavalli, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent all compete for her and any firm represented by Kate Moss enjoys uninterrupted sales. How does a woman like Kate Moss come to be worshipped by an entire generation?
Kate! The Making of an Icon is the first documentary to trace her iconic status to its origins. Also featured in the documentary are exclusive interviews with Vivienne Westwood, renowned English fashion journalist Colin Mc Dowell, fashion photographers Peter Lindbergh and Albert Watson, famous US artist Chuck Close, Zürich-based artist Daniele Buetti known for his injured fashion photos, the general manager of YSL Renaud Le Lesquen and filmmaker Mike Figgis. This rare footage offers a glimpse behind the camera lens revealing not only Kate Moss the supermodel, but her private roles as muse and mother.