IMELDA  “I’ve been very misunderstood…” —Imelda Marcos

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A close-up of Imelda Marcos looking into a gold-plated compact mirror, her name encrusted in diamonds. She is wearing a blue and yellow patterned silk scarf, large pearl earrings, make-up, and a large gold ring. Notorious for her abuse of political power, the former Philippines first lady remains one of the world’s most controversial yet beloved figures.

Using never-before-seen interviews with her friends and her enemies, IMELDA uses Marcos’s own words to tell the real story of the woman behind the shoes.
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