‘We’ll Take Manhattan’ explores the relationship between groundbreaking British photographer David Bailey and his model and muse Jean Shrimpton, particularly during their legendary New York photo shoot for British Vogue in 1962. The film is the story of that wild week, of their love affair, and how they changed the world of fashion photography forever. The film stars Aneurin Barnard as David Bailey and Karen Gillan as Jean Shrimpton.
Young Cockney up-start photographer Bailey persuades British Vogue to hire his unknown model and girlfriend, Jean Shrimpton, for a major fashion photography layout in Manhattan. Over the course of the shoot, they shatter every established rule of fashion photography. Bailey and Shrimpton’s famous shoot set the 1960s world of fashion photography ablaze with their inventive style.
‘We’ll Take Manhattan’ will premiere tomorrow night, March 3 at 8PM ET on Ovation.