Short Film Exclusive: 'Oldboy' Director Turns To Fashion With 'A Rose Reborn'

Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston is under pressure in the new film from Ermenegildo Zegna

Aimed at ‘The New Leadership Generation’ Ermenegildo Zegna’s A Rose Reborn finds Jack Huston playing a London-based CEO pressured to sell his company to a mysterious Chinese investor who insists on meeting to discus the deal underground, in the middle of the night.

However, that’s not the only problem facing Huston in the trailer: he just doesn’t know what to wear. Thankfully, he has an extensive and enviable Zegna wardrobe to hand, and a crack team of tailors ready to prepare him for the most important meeting of his life.

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Directed by Oldboy’s Park Chan-wook, the film is comprised of four episodes, set to air throughout September and October, with the finale debuting at the closing event of the Shanghai Fashion Week on 22 October.

Judging by the trailer, we get the impression that all may not be quite as it seems.


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