JAN KOUNEN

COCO CHANEL & IGOR STRAVINSKY

And so a passionate, intense love affair between two creative giants begins...
2009 · 118 mins · Romance, Drama
Paris 1913, Coco Chanel is devoted to her work and madly in love with Arthur "Boy" Capel. At the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Igor Stravinsky premieres his Rite of Spring. Coco attends the premiere and is mesmerised. But the revolutionary work is too modern, too radical: the enraged audience boos and jeers. A near-riot ensues. Stravinsky is inconsolable. Seven years later, the rich, respected and successful Coco is devastated by Boy Capel's death. She meets Stravinsky again—now penniless and exiled by the Russian Revolution. Their attraction is immediate and electric. Coco offers Stravinsky the use of her new country villa so...
Paris 1913, Coco Chanel is devoted to her work and madly in love with Arthur "Boy" Capel. At the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Igor Stravinsky premieres his Rite of Spring. Coco attends the premiere and is mesmerised. But the revolutionary work is too modern, too radical: the enraged audience boos and jeers. A near-riot ensues. Stravinsky is inconsolable. Seven years later, the rich, respected and successful Coco is devastated by Boy Capel's death. She meets Stravinsky again—now penniless and exiled by the Russian Revolution. Their attraction is immediate and electric. Coco offers Stravinsky the use of her new country villa so that he will be able to work. He moves in straight away, with his children and consumptive wife. And so a passionate, intense love affair between two creative giants begins. With costumes by Karl Lagerfeld, and starring Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) and Chanel's own Anna Mougalis, Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky is a lavish tale of drive and obsession, which has been officially endorsed by the House of Chanel.
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★★★★ "A fabulous French movie about a complicated love affair. Ooh laa laa... The film is absolutely beautiful... stunning locations, gorgeous costumes... If you are into music and or fashion, you will be absolutely delirious." Richard Wilkins, TODAY SHOW

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA8039
Languages
French, Russian,
Subtitles
English
Discs
1
Encoding
PAL

Directed by

Jan Kounen

Featuring

Anna Mouglalis

Special Features

Exclusive Australian interview with director Jan Kounen
Deleted scenes
The Making Of Coco & Igor
Theatrical trailer