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Title Coco avant Chanel [videorecording] = Coco before Chanel / Haut et Court, Cine @ et Warner Bros. Pictures presentent une coproduction Haut et Court, Cine-@, Warner Bros. Entertainment France, France 2 Cinema ; 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.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Classics : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]

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 Moore Video  PN1997.2 .C636 2010    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 DVD (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Cast Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain, Emmanuelle Devos.
Credits Costumes, Catherine Leterrier ; decors, Olivier Radot ; montage, Luc Barnier ; musique originale, Alexandre Desplat ; assistant realisateur, Joseph Rapp ; directeur de production, Frederic Blum.
Note Adapted from the novel L'irreguliere by Edmonde Charles-Roux.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual content and smoking.
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.
Note 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.
Subject Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971 -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Businesswomen -- Drama.
Fashion designers -- Drama.
Orphans -- Drama.
France -- Drama.
Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971.
Fashion designers.
Man-woman relationships.
Genre/Form Feature films -- France.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Charles-Roux, Edmonde. Irrégulière.
Fontaine, Anne. Screenwriter. Director.
Fontaine, Camille. Screenwriter.
Hampton, Christopher, 1946- Screenwriter.
Fieschi, Jacques, 1948- Screenwriter.
Beaucarne, Christophe. Cinematographer.
Benjo, Caroline. Producer.
Scotta, Carole. Producer.
Carcassonne, Philippe. Producer.
Arnal-Szlovak, Simon. Producer.
Tautou, Audrey, 1976- Actor.
Poelvoorde, Benoît. Actor.
Nivola, Alessandro. Actor.
Gillain, Marie, 1975- Actor.
Devos, Emmanuelle. Actor.
Leterrier, Catherine. Costume designer.
Radot, Olivier. Designer.
Barnier, Luc. Film editor.
Desplat, Alexandre. Composer.
Haut et Court (Firm)
Cine-@ (Firm)
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Bros. Entertainment France (Firm)
France 2 cinéma (Firm)
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Coco before Chanel
ISBN 1435992962
Standard No. 043396331600
Music No. 33160 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment