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Coco Chanel (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  History | Romance  -  13 September 2008 (USA)
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The life story of legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel.

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The life story of legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel.

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She conquered with style.

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Rated PG for sensuality, some thematic material, and historical smoking throughout | See all certifications »
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Coco Like Cocoa Warms Your Heart ***1/2
15 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A wonderful television film-just like the great television films they made in the 1970s.

The film is great due to the presence of the wonderful Shirley MacLaine. The latter portrays Chanel in her later years. There is a wonderful constant use of flashbacks here that convey the image of Chanel as a woman who conquered the world of fashion but whose personal life was quite a heartbreak.

My main criticism of the film was what happened to Chanel during World War 11? We see how her life evolved during the 1st World War.

In a way, MacLaine reminded me of her performance as the imperious music teacher, Madame Sousatzka, some years back. She still has that commanding domineering performance in her characters.

This is an excellent study of social class as Chanel lost two lovers due to the opposition of the mother of the first and the father of the second.

Chanel was definitely an eccentric as the film well depicts. She certainly went a long way to change the styles of what women wore during the years.


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