Carla Giulia Casalini
|Theme music composer
|Country of origin
Coco Chanel is a 2008 biographical drama television film directed by Christian Duguay and written by Ron Hutchinson, Enrico Medioli and Lea Tafuri. It stars Shirley MacLaine as (the older) Coco Chanel, the pioneering French fashion designer. MacLaine was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her work in the film.
Although an Italian-French-British production backed by Rai Uno and France 2, Coco Chanel was primarily intended for the US market, and was first broadcast in the United States on 13 September 2008 by cable channel Lifetime. It premiered in Italy on 5 October 2008 and in France on 29 December 2008. In the United Kingdom, it was first released on DVD, on 6 June 2011. Its first British TV broadcast was on True Entertainment on 7 April 2014.
On 7 July 2009, Coco Chanel was released on DVD in the Region 1 (US) format.