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Coco avant Chanel

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Original title
Coco avant Chanel
Running time
110 min.
France France
Anne Fontaine, Camille Fontaine (Book: Edmonde Charles-Roux)
Alexandre Desplat
Christophe Beaucarne
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Haut et Court / Warner Bros. France / France 2 Cinéma / Canal + / Ciné-@ / Ciné Cinéma
Drama | Biography. Fashion
Synopsis / Plot
A small girl in an orphanage waits in vain for her father to collect her and her sister. An adolescent sings too quietly for her audience, made up of drunken soldiers, to hear her. A young seamstress makes a meagre living in a tailor's shop in a provincial town. A naive courtesan, too thin for her trade, seeks the protection of one man. Here is a modern woman, a woman who refuses to belong to anyone, not even the man she loves. This is the story of Coco Chanel, before she became the world’s best known fashion designer...
2009: Oscar: Nominated for Best Costume Design
2009: European Film Awards: 3 Nominations: Music, Award for excelencia, Audience Award
2009: 4 Nominations for BAFTA Awards, including Best Actress (Tautou) and Custome
2009: Nominated for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
2009: César Awards: Best Costume Desing. 6 nominations
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