About the Film
Director: Anne Fontaine
Actors: Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola
PraiseThe film was nominated 20 times and won 5 awards, including a César for Best Costume Design.
This refreshing alternative to the usual potted biopic provides an absorbing look at a singular, steely determination as it was forged and annealed, long before it made itself known to the world.– Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
Tautou not only resembles Chanel, she inhabits the role completely, using flashing eyes and a relentless intelligence to convey the unbending strength of a woman determined to make something of her life in a time and place when that was far from the norm.– Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
About the DirectorAnne Fontaine was born on July 15, 1959 in Luxembourg as Anne Sibertin-Blanc. She is an actress and writer, known for Adore (2013), Coco Before Chanel (2009) and Chloe (2009).
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