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Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel (2009)
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Call no.:
DVD 020 419
Title:
Coco avant Chanel
Alternate titles:
Coco before Chanel
Originally produced:
2009
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel.
Credits:
Haut et Court, Cine @ et Warner Bros. Pictures presentent une coproduction Haut et Court ... [et al.] ; scenario, Anne Fontaine et Camille Fontaine avec la collaboration de Christopher Hampton et Jacques Fieschi ; image, Christophe Beaucarne ; produit par Caroline Benjo, Carole Scotta, Philippe Carcassonne, Simon Arnal ; un film de Anne Fontaine.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Classics : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]
Languages:
In French with optional English subtitles.
Details:
1 DVD (ca. 110 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
California
France
Studio(s):
Haut et Court (Firm)
Cine-@ (Firm)
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Director(s):
Fontaine, Anne
Screenwriter(s):
Fontaine, Anne
Hampton, Christopher
Fieschi, Jacques
Fontaine, Camille
Producer(s):
Benjo, Caroline
Scotta, Carole
Carcassonne, Philippe
Arnal-Szlovak, Simon
Cast:
Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain, Emmanuelle Devos.
Production:
Costumes, Catherine Leterrier ; decors, Olivier Radot ; montage, Luc Barnier ; musique originale, Alexandre Desplat ; assistant realisateur, Joseph Rapp ; directeur de production, Frederic Blum.
Notes:
Adapted from the novel L'irreguliere by Edmonde Charles-Roux.
2.35 aspect ratio.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Commentary with writer/director Anne Fontaine with optional English subtitles; The making of Coco before Chanel; Coco before Chanel: the meeting; Walking the red carpet: from Los Angeles to New York.
Subjects:
Charles-Roux, Edmonde Film adaptations.
Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971 Drama.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Businesswomen Drama.
Fashion designers Drama.
Orphans Drama.
France Drama.
Genre:
Motion pictures, French.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Biographical films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Motion pictures, French
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Title: Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel
Director: Fontaine, Anne
Actor: Devos, Emmanuelle
Actor: Gillain, Marie
Actor: Nivola, Alessandro
Actor: Poelvoorde, Benoît
Musical score composer: Desplat, Alexandre
Production studio: Cine-@ (Firm)
Production studio: Haut et Court (Firm)
Production studio: Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Production studio: Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Country of production: California
Country of production: France
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes