Coco Before Chanel | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Sun 18 Feb

Coco Before Chanel

Cert. 12A

Festivals & Series

The Sound of Music

Coco avant Chanel

105 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | 2009 | dir. Anne Fontaine, with Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde | music by Alexandre Desplat

Audrey Tautou (Amelie) plays the legendary ‘Coco’ Chanel in an enthralling exploration of her early life before she rose to worldwide fame as the most celebrated fashion designer of the 20th Century. Gabrielle Chanel learns to sew in an orphanage before her singing ambitions lead her to a cabaret club where she earns the nickname ‘Coco’ and catches the eye of several high society gentlemen…

The film will be screened on a rare 35mm print

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