COCO BEFORE CHANEL (Coco avant Chanel)
Directed by Anne Fontaine, 2009, PG-13, 1h50, France-Belgium
With , Alessandro Nivola, Benoît Poelvoorde, Emmanuelle Devos
Orphaned at a young age, Gabrielle Chanel (Tautou) learns to embroider and sew at a strict convent school before her singing ambitions lead her to perform in cafés and bars. She soon earns the nickname “Coco” and attracts the attention of Étienne Balsan (Poelvoorde), a rich gentleman intrigued by her stubborn ingénue. Swept up in her rich admirer’s world, Coco draws the eyes of society towards her with her unique, elegant style but complications arise when she falls in love with the young Arthur Capel (Nivola).
#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French Films in NYC Parks
Date: Friday May 31, 2019 at 8:30PM
Location: Central Park, Cedar Hill, entrance at Fifth Avenue and 79th Street
Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public
More information here.