A feature documentary spanning 80 years of revolution in history and culture, told through the extraordinary life of one man; VIDAL SASSOON THE MOVIE, is the revealing, inspiring and relevant story of how one man changed the world with a pair of scissors.A true rags to riches tale, the film traces Sassoon's path from a London orphanage to international success and celebrity. It follows Michael Gordon, founder of the haircare company Bumble and bumble, as he sets out to document Vidal's life in a richly visual book. Sassoon's story comes alive as the design of the book unfolds.Living through war and poverty the seeds of his future are spawned as young Vidal becomes driven to rise above the circumstances of his birth. Spurred by a dream that her son would find success as a hairdresser, Sassoon apprentices in a local salon. "I made up mind, if I was going to be in hairdressing, I wanted to change things."He struggles to modernize the old fashioned world of hair. With modern architecture as his inspiration, Sassoon focuses on geometric shapes and angles and begins to change the way women look, ushering in the social revolutions of the 60's.Salons, schools and products follow all over the world. His tag line, "if you don't look good we don't look good"becomes a defining cultural touchstone. With a long-standing focus on health and an inspirational drive, the film shows Vidal Sassoon as relevant today as he has ever been.