Bursting with bling, ‘House of Gucci’ tells of the feuds behind ...

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Bursting with bling, ‘House of Gucci’ tells of the feuds behind fashion

The film, which opens on Thursday, goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the family behind the brand

Rollo Ross

Bold, beautiful to look at and bursting with star power, House of Gucci brings the remarkable story of the squabbling family behind the Italian fashion brand to the big screen.

Starring Lady Gaga as the ambitious outsider who married into the family only to have her spouse killed off, the movie, which opens on Thursday, tells a tale of decadence, betrayal and revenge.

Gaga, whose parents are of Italian heritage, plays Patrizia Reggiani, who marries heir to the fashion dynasty Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver), but ends up ordering a hit on her husband after he divorces her for another woman. Reggiani served 18 years in prison in Italy for the 1995 crime...

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