Coco Before Chanel

Lists: Drama, Biopic, Historical

Brief Synopsis: "2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's 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 Baron Balsan gives her an entree into French society and a chance to develop her gift for designing."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 2009: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Audrey Tautou (Gabrielle Coco Chanel)
  • BenoĆ®t Poelvoorde (Etienne Balsan)
  • Alessandro Nivola (Arthur "Boy" Capel)
  • Marie Gillain (Adrienne Chanel)
  • Emmanuelle Devos (Emilienne)
  • Anne Fontaine (Director)