• Publication date: June 8, 2013

Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

The brief love affair between two 20th century icons is dramatized in this period drama.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2009

MBC Max:

June 8, 2013 21:00 (KSA) ~ June 8, 2013 20:00 (CLT)

Igor Stravinsky was one of Europe's most promising new composers when he premiered his controversial ballet the audience was vocal in their disgust, ruining his reputation for years.

One patron who did like the performance was one of Europe's most celebrated fashion designers,Coco Chanel.

Years later, Chanel sees Stravinsky at a party, and learns that he is penniless and homeless.

Chanel befriends him, and allows him to move into her summer home in the country along with his wife, Catherine, and their four children.

Chanel is nursing a broken heart after the recent death of her boyfriend, and what began as an act of compassion turns into an affair, much to the chagrin of the sickly Catherine.

Starring:

  • Anna Mouglalis
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Elena Morozova
  • Natacha Lindinger
  • Grigori Manoukov
  • Radivoje Bukvic

Directed by: Jan Kounen

Rating: R for some strong sexuality and nudity