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I loved this, I thought it was a vast improvement on the other 'chanel' movie with Shirley Maclaine. While this was shorter and consequently less detailed, it captured the essence to me, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Well done film although French films seem to be prone to a melancholy quality. However, I enjoyed watching it.
Beautifully acted interpretation of the life of an early " feminist" ... in some ways but not all. Great acting and staging. Also, I must say, great French on the part of the US male lead...that's an... Read more unusual one. Great "preclue" to the American one I assume though I haven't seen it yet. However, as with the TV runway shows, it would have been great to see a bit more "sewing."
Seemed to more about the fact that many women of the period had a choice between various kinds of prostitution, if they were poor. Not much has changed in 100 years. It wasn't so much about Coco, specifically.
A fairly hollow portrayal of a woman who had such a dramatic influence on women's fashion. This is more of a character study than an interesting story, nicely produced and engaging enough, but lacking... Read more oomph As the title suggests its more about Coco before Chanel, and not enough about Coco becoming Chanel. Audrey, as usual, is lovely and for that I give it 3 stars.
Excellent film. I watched it twice, once without subtitles and then with subtitles. Enjoyed the second filming even better. Such good acting.
Rather fun if a little sad.
Well cast and observed. I really liked the depiction of Chanel's life.
Chanel was an incredible, complex figure, but for some reason the French are unable to face the truth about her. We all know the truth if we're interested in this woman - so where is it in the sugary... Read more fantasies we see on the screen? It's lovely to look at, but the definitive film on her has yet to be made.
I really enjoyed this film - always interesting to see life from a different cultural perspective than just your own. Well filmed and great acting, it flowed well.