Video Review

Notebook on Cities and Clothes

EW's GRADE
C

Details Genre: Documentary

Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) contemplates identity, fashion, and the digital age by focusing on designer Yohji Yamamoto, whose clothes are more inspired than his musings on their creation are. The arty doodles and fragments that fill Notebook on Cities and Clothes are meant to amount to a philosophical meditation, but basically they're a snooze. C

Originally posted Apr 16, 1993 Published in issue #166 Apr 16, 1993 Order article reprints