Cheri (2009) short review

This was far less hokey than I thought it would be. Ignore the film poster! Michelle Pfeiffer plays an older courtesan who falls in love with a young man in turn of the century Paris.  The love interest got on my nerves, but that’s outweighed by the very lovely costumes.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.