PGA – Coco Before Chanel Screening

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The PGA East Screening Committee invites you to an Exclusive, Pre-Release Screening of

Sony Pictures Classics presents

COCO BEFORE CHANEL

Produced by Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo, Philippe Carcassonne, Simon Arnal.

Written and Directed by Anne Fontaine.

Starring Audrey Tautou, Alessandro Nivola, Benoit Poelvoorde, Emmanuelle Devos, Marie Gillain.

A little girl who is sent with her sister to an orphanage in the heart of France, who waits in vain every Sunday for her father to come for her…

A cabaret performer with a weak voice who sings to an audience of drunken soldiers…

A humble seamstress, who stitches hems at the back of a provincial tailor’s shop…

A young, skinny courtesan, to whom protector Etienne Balsan offers a safe haven, amongst the idle and decadent…

A woman in love who knows she will never be anyone’s wife, refusing marriage to even Boy Capel, the man who returned her love…

A rebel who finds the conventions of her time oppressive, and instead dresses in her lovers’ clothes…

This is the story of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, who begins her life as a headstrong orphan, and through an extraordinary journey becomes the legendary couturier who embodied the modern woman and became a timeless symbol of success, freedom and style.

Running time: 105 minutes

Release Date: September 25, 2009

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and smoking

Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00pm, Sony Screening Room, 550 Madison Avenue, at 55th St.


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