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critics agree, GARMENTO is a lot of fun

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All the usual suspects from Seventh Avenue are in full noxious flame. - Stephen Holden/New York Times

An energetic satire of the fashion business. - Elizabeth Weitzman/NY Daily News

Gretchen Cleevely is spot-on as a grim little fashionista. - Ed Park/Village Voice

Edgy, often humorous satire about the New York rag trade. - Harvey Karten/Compuserve

Santiago makes a wonderful bitch goddess, and Cleevely has the most withering stare since Elizabeth Taylor, 4 stars. - Dean Edward/Film Threat

Hernandez’s portrayal of a fey, self-consumed brand-name is dead-on. Sure to appeal to the fashionista set. - Bilge Ebiri/New York Magazine

Maher spins her tale briskly, one of the realest exposés of this seam-y, seamy biz you will ever see. - David Noh/HX Magazine

GARMENTO is an excellent feature film debut by Maher, whose insider knowledge and light touch makes for an enjoyable cinematic experience. -Yahoo movies

Garmento is a witty look at the garment industry. I did fall in love with Grayson, who reminded me of a slimy Buddy Hackett. - Phyllis Saitz/Long Island Press

Garmento is quite a lot of fun, especially if you actually cared about designer jeans when you were a kid, or if you're a desperate fag in serious need of some painfully fashionable eye-candy. - B.C. Edwards/Free Williamsburg.com

MacNichol is worth keeping an eye out for in the future. The film looks and sounds terrific. Grade A- - Edward Havens/Filmjerk.com

GARMENTO

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Fashion is a glamorous industry of beautiful people, right? Garmento tells the other side of the story through a dark and comical look beneath the seams of NYC's rag business. Industry insider Michele Maher reveals an absurd world where shady dealings and ruthlessness are fashionable, setting the trend for corporate America. Shot on Seventh Avenue with a New York ensemble cast including DAVID THORNTON, KATIE MACNICHOL, SAUNDRA SANTIAGO, JERRY GRAYSON, JUAN CARLOS HERNANDEZ & GRETCHEN CLEEVELY. (Rated R; 87 min)

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