Theatrical Release Date: 30 Jul 2009
Home Ent. Release Date: 22 Nov 2009
Running Time: 110mins
Audrey Tautou (THE DAVINCI CODE, 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. We meet the young Gabrielle Chanel, illegitimate daughter of a travelling salesman who learns to sew in a Catholic orphanage before following her singing ambitions lead her to a cabaret club. It is here where Chanel earns the nickname Coco and also where she catches the eye of several high society gentlemen who would ignite her passion and become instrumental in the development of her remarkable career. From director Anne Fontaine (NATHALIE), COCO BEFORE CHANEL is the fascinating untold story of how one woman rose from humble beginnings to become one of couture's most important icons. Film stills will be available to download soon. In the meantime, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all requests.