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Les guerres de Coco Chanel

Les guerres de Coco Chanel

Jean Lauritano

France | 2018 | 55 min
French, English, German |
Subtitles: French
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Celebrated fashion designer Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971) fought many battles throughout her life, rising above her station as a labourer, resisting societal conventions and moral norms, and challenging her contemporaries. She even consorted with Nazis during the Second World War. Above all, she was driven to live on her own terms and make a name for herself. This documentary looks at the businesswoman behind the famous designer, offering a portrait of a woman who constantly reinvented herself, carving her own path and creating her own legend. Coco Chanel saw herself as a fighter in a time of war — and of women’s emancipation.
Director Jean Lauritano
Author Jean Lauritano
Editing Tess Gomet
Voice Lambert Wilson
Sound Christophe Depinho
Graphic Creation Jérôme Letue

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Jean Lauritano

Jean Lauritano

Trained as a photographer, his first contact with the fashion world was on the set of the documentary series Signé Chanel (2005), for which he made the set photographs. Subsequently, he directed various subjects around fashion, in particular for the weekly show La mode, la mode, la mode broadcast on Paris Première, of which he will be responsible for the editing and production. for 3 seasons (20092012). He directed for Arte in 2015 a documentary devoted to the history of Italy through fashion since 1945 and in 2016 a documentary devoted to the golden age of high fashion.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Paris Couture (19451968) (2016) ; Made in Italy (2015) ; Elie Saab, de l’ombre à la lumière (2012)

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