Nerd Hub: CHANEL movies.
When I stumbled upon one of Karl Lagerfeld’s movies, I was completely astounded. The legacy of the CHANEL house can only be thoroughly seen through Karl Lagerfeld’s obsession with it. The short films (generally each 20minutes long ) are all based on Coco Chanel and her lifestyle -and of course Lagerfeld’s muses. Abbey Lee and Baptiste Giabiconi -are both two of Lagerfeld’s muses, and they both appear in two or more of the films.
All the movies (except Remember Now) are filmed in color and then turned to black and white. Characters in each of the movies represent tortured elites, that breathe in luxury but yet don’t seem to be happy. Each film shows a wanting to feel or reach more, although there is no sense of time but more of luxury. The detail in the costumes (that of course are all Chanel), makes us understand the beauty of elite -makes us understand that CHANEL is timeless.
In all of the short films, the characters represent tortured artists. Everything becomes more intense, each feeling is shot by the camera longer… each cigarette puff represents this nothingness that comes with money. The fleeting sense of time and reality, the beauty of luxury and the passion of sexuality.
The true art of short films is brought to you by Karl Lagerfeld.
Chanel Cruise 2010- Remember Now By Karl Lagerfeld (Short Movie)
This movie truly symbolizes the atmosphere of St Tropez, it captures the essence of it beyond anything that I have seen until now.
Chanel – Paris-Shanghai A Fantasy by Karl Lagerfeld (Short Movie)
Meet Karl Lagerfeld’s Coco Chanel, as she ventures on a journey to Shanghai. Lagerfeld manages to portray a vintage movie up to perfection, he knows Coco Chanel more than anyone else could have ever known her.
Chanel Cruise 2012 – The Tale of a Fairy By Karl Lagerfeld (Short Film)
This short film is about desire… the evolution of society and how it reflects what society used to be. It shows that even though they aren’t that happy, they all depend on money to be happy. And yet at the end of the day they live in their own little world, striving on passions and desires.