Coco Before Chanel Poster Image
Rated
PG-13
Runtime 105 min
Ratings
64% critics Rotten Tomatoes
57% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama
Release 11/06/09
Actors Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain
Directors Anne Fontaine
Several years after leaving the orphanage to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar. She's both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, earning the nickname Coco from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with Baron Balsan gives her an entrée into French society and a chance to develop her gift for designing increasingly popular hats. When she falls in love with English businessman Arthur Capel further opportunities open up, though life becomes ever more complicated.
Genre Biography, Drama
Release 11/06/09
Actors Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain
Directors Anne Fontaine
Several years after leaving the orphanage to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar. She's both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, earning the nickname Coco from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with Baron Balsan gives her an entrée into French society and a chance to develop her gift for designing increasingly popular hats. When she falls in love with English businessman Arthur Capel further opportunities open up, though life becomes ever more complicated.