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Coco Before Chanel is a french film of genre Drama directed by Anne Fontaine released in USA on 25 september 2009 with Audrey Tautou

Coco Before Chanel (2009)

Coco Before Chanel
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Released in USA 25 september 2009
Length 1h50
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Historical,    Romance
Themes La mode
Rating66% 3.3498753.3498753.3498753.3498753.349875

Coco Before Chanel (original title Coco avant Chanel) is a 2009 French film about the early life of famed French fashion designer Coco Chanel. French actor Audrey Tautou stars as Chanel. Coco avant Chanel was directed and co-written by actor turned director Anne Fontaine.

The film was first released in April 2009 in France. As of 21 December that year, it had grossed $43,832,376 worldwide. The production budget was $23 million.

Instead of releasing Coco Before Chanel in the United States itself, Warner Bros. Pictures let Sony Pictures Classics handle the release there. The film grossed $6 million in the United States.

Coco Before Chanel was nominated for four BAFTA Awards, three European Film Awards, six César Awards and the Academy Award for Best Costume Design.


Several years after leaving the orphanage where her father abandoned her, a young Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar. She is both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, earning the nickname 'Coco' from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with the charismatic Baron Balsan (Belgian actor Benoît Poelvoorde) gives her an entry into French high society, and a chance to develop her gift for designing increasingly popular hats.


Audrey Tautou

(Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel)
Benoît Poelvoorde

(Etienne Balsan)
Alessandro Nivola

(Arthur "Boy" Capel)
Marie Gillain

(Adrienne Chanel)
Claude Brécourt

(Directeur Alcazar)
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