We sat down with Actor Pierre Niney to discuss his intense preparation to play Yves Saint Laurent in the new film of the same name, his kissing scenes with fellow comedy theater actor Guillaume.

From December 16 to January Paris hotel The Westin Paris - Vendôme is paying tribute to legendary French designer Yves Saint Laurent, with a series of exclusive photos from the set of the film by Jalil Lespert.

So YSL? Let's just say the 'L' is not for likeable. Let me start by saying this was not an easy film to watch in any sense of the word! On itunes the film, which is in french is sold.

We present the long-awaited trailer for Yves Saint Laurent, the biopic

Pierre Niney dans Yves-Saint-Laurent - Copyright Kobal / The Picture

The tormented yet indissoluble relationship between Yves Saint Laurent and his life and business partner, Pierre Bergé, is the governing narrative of Jalil Lespert’s “Yves Saint Laurent,” a biopic about that French fashion designer

Around The World :Exhibition of photographs from the film “Yves Saint Laurent” until January 31 2014 at The Westin Paris- Vendome, 2 rue de Castiglione Paris arrondissment. Yves Saint Laurent by Jalil Lespert, released January 8