, 2022-09-14 06:02:43,
The marriage of fashion and film both run deep, and the House of Chanel has been sitting at the center of it since 1930 when Gabrielle Chanel came into contact with the world of cinema. The 79th Venice Film Festival ended on Saturday, and Chanel, through its podcast, have launched episodes called, “Chanel in Venice,” diving into key conversations of women in film.
Academy Award winner Penélope Cruz, who’s known for her roles in Vanilla Sky, Murder on the Orient Express, and Parallel Mothers, for which she was nominated for an Oscar is on one episode. Cruz is a Chanel ambassador and was on the red carpet to present L’immensità, directed by Emanuele Crialese and En los márgenes, by Juan Diego Botto with awards. The Spanish actress opens up in the episode about the power of storytelling in both of these films, while sharing her favorite Venice Film Festival moment.
More on the episodes in a minute. Back to Gabrielle Chanel. The Grand Duke Dimitri Pavlovich of Russia introduced Chanel to Samuel Goldwyn, the head of MGM Studios, in Monaco. Goldwyn was on a mission to revamp the film industry, one that had been dormant since the Stock Market Crash of 1929. The famed studio head wanted Americans to dream again, and he wanted Chanel to be a part of…
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