Sep 21, 2009

by English Muse

Hello everyone! The latest Audrey Tautou Chanel 5 commercial just aired here during a red carpet show before the Emmys. Here’s the long version, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, who worked with Tautou in Amelie.

The commercial was based on a scene from A Very Long Engagement and it was filmed in a railway station in Nice and on the Bosphorus in Istanbul! If that’s not romantic enough, it also features Billie Holiday’s “I’m a Fool to Want You.” Ok, I’m swooning.

Can’t wait to see Tautou in the Coco Chanel movie! Have you seen it yet?


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28 Responses to “Audrey Tautou & Chanel”

  1. Meg says:

    I love the vintagey feel of the commercial!

  2. Cathi says:

    Love the commercial….I can't wait to see the movie either..I love Audrey!

  3. pixelhazard says:

    The commerical in itself is like a short film. I do so like audrey tautou

  4. Louis Duke says:

    I love it! When does the actual Coco Chanel movie come out? I downloaded the TV series of iTunes after seeing it on the Emmys. You should do a post about all of it so some of us who are clueless will know what is going on, since you are so savy πŸ™‚ Oh yeah, and PS, Happy Belated Birthday.

  5. becka says:

    Oh! I've been to this very train station and it really is so very dramatic and beautiful. Love Audrey, also.

  6. Simply Mel says:

    She is absolute perfection (and I NEED the last outfit!).

  7. denise, the prime magpie says:

    So romantic. It breaks my heart. I adore Audrey and cannot WAIT to see her as Coco Chanel!

  8. Torie Jayne says:

    Adorable ad! Thanks for sharing, Have a sweet day! x

  9. Catanya says:

    Thanks for posting it! I lo ve everything Chanel! πŸ˜‰

  10. une petite says:

    already saw it in paris, france ! it's awesome !!

  11. REread says:

    I have seen it going around the internet .. pretty lovely …

  12. Jesse says:

    soooo gorgeous, lovely blog too xx

  13. Michelle says:

    I want to see that movie so badly! Audrey is sheer talent and gorgeous at that!

    First time on your blog – keep up the great work!

  14. Amber says:

    Im heading to Nice in a couple of weeks time. I hope my experiences are as romantic!

  15. TheBeautyFile says:

    I love her so! This commercial needs to be converted into a short film…I need more!

  16. Nancy says:

    The "Telluride at Dartmouth College" series is their annual sneak preview of films fresh from the Festival. The movie was shown this weekend. The setting is gorgeous and she… brilliant!

  17. poet says:

    I know! It's beautiful… artistic… with lots of allusions to Amelie and A Very Long Engagement! (It still makes me sad because it's so enchanted and unrealistic. Could never be.)


  18. ALFIE says:

    absoluetly lovelovelove this!!!!

  19. Her name was Lola says:

    I cannot wait to see the movie {once it makes it here overseas!} She is so glamorous.

    P.S. We're hosting a littler giveaway this week + hope you can swing by!


  20. the NEO-traditionalist says:

    This is so beautiful. Audrey is STUNNING as always. Thanks for sharing!
    XX Kate

  21. Bexpress yourself says:

    No I STILL haven't seen it. How is this possible?! I'm dying to. Although Audrey Tatou will always be Amelie to me.

  22. the real mia says:

    Whenever I watch Amelie (one of my all time favorite movies) I think Audrey Tautou must be Jean-Pierre Jeunet's muse. It's as though his vision for that movie must always have included her.

    I can't wait to see Coco Before Chanel.

  23. The Clever Pup says:

    I can smell it now. I've got to procure some for myself now. I guess the ad worked.

    I'm using it over at my place. Thanks for the inspiration, Tina.

  24. Jessica / Lola Vintage Clothing says:

    ohmygoodness. That was utter loveliness. I want to buy #5 now, I really do. πŸ™‚

  25. Mag says:

    yes, I have seen the movie!!
    She has good performance in this film.
    I prefer love the chanel No5 commercial film.

  26. Dominique says:

    Oh Tina buy the book written par Christine de Montalembert (Aubanel editions) you will see how Cooco Chalel looks like Audrey or vice versa ! Amazing
    I loved the movie specially the complicity between Audrey and B.Poovelvord ! A real team ! Sunny

  27. Jenn Kirk says:

    Saw the movie at a free screening earlier this week, and while the movie itself was just ok, Audrey was absolutely captivating.

  28. Michelle says:

    Don't you just love Audrey!

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