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Chanel Solitaire (1981)

R
120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The film tells the story of the early life and rise to fame and fortune of French fashion designer Coco Chanel, beginning with her upbringing in an orphanage and training as a milliner, but concentrating on her relationship with Etienne de...See moreThe film tells the story of the early life and rise to fame and fortune of French fashion designer Coco Chanel, beginning with her upbringing in an orphanage and training as a milliner, but concentrating on her relationship with Etienne de Balsan and her tempestuous love affair with his friend Boy Capel, and the role the two men played in setting her up as an independent business woman. See less
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Claude Delay (book) | Julian More (screenplay)
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$ 7,000,000
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Release date
Oct 16, 1981 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Marie-France Pisier
Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel   See fewer
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Timothy Dalton
Boy Capel Boy Capel   See fewer
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Rutger Hauer
Etienne de Balsan Etienne de Balsan   See fewer
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Brigitte Fossey
Adrienne Adrienne   See fewer
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Karen Black
Emilienne d'Alençon Emilienne d'Alençon   See fewer
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Leila Fréchet
Young Coco Chanel Young Coco Chanel   See fewer
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Philippe Nicaud
Gabrielle's Father Gabrielle's Father   See fewer
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Alexandra Stewart
Nathalie Nathalie   See fewer
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Catherine Allégret
Gabrielle's Friend Gabrielle's Friend   See fewer
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Hélène Vallier
Aunt Louise Aunt Louise   See fewer
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Albert Augier
Headwaiter Headwaiter   See fewer
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Corine Blue
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Lyne Chardonnet
Young Nun Young Nun   See fewer
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Yvonne Dany
Woman I Woman I   See fewer
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Isabelle Duby
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Huguette Faget
Woman II Woman II   See fewer
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David Gabison
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Louba Guertchikoff
Woman III Woman III   See fewer
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Philippe Mareuil
Supervisor Supervisor   See fewer
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Nicole Maurey
Grande Dame Grande Dame   See fewer
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Jean-Gabriel Nordmann
Boy's Secretary Boy's Secretary   See fewer
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Violetta Sanchez
Blandine Blandine   See fewer
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Jimmy Shuman
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Jean Valmont
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Sylvia Zerbib
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Yves Brainville
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Leslie Caron
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Jeremy Child
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Virginie Ogouz
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5.7 / 10 | 210 votes