If you missed the classic French film La Piscine at the Film Forum last summer, you still have a few chances to see it on the big screen at Metrograph this month. I think the reason that the restored film from 1969 ended up running for 18 weeks at Film Forum after only being scheduled […]
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La Piscine is the visually chic 1969 French film that has inspired many fashion collections and photo shoots, as well as other movies. It stars Romy Schneider and Alain Delon as couple on holiday at a villa outside Saint Tropez. When her former flame and his 18 year old daughter (played by Jane Birkin) arrive, their idyllic […]
I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a rainy night in New York this week than with a vintage French film. Les Choses de la Vie (The Things of Life) from 1970 is part of a series saluting director Claude Sautet a the Film Center Lincoln Center. It stars Romy Schneider as Helen, […]
The little straw boaters in the Resort shows of Jason Wu and Oscar de la Renta reminded me of Coco Chanel which then reminded me that there is another film coming out about the iconic designer. Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky is based on the book Coco & Igor by Chris Greenhalgh who also wrote […]
Just a reminder that the film Coco Avant Chanel opens today in New York and Los Angeles. I can’t think of a better place to see it than the Paris Theatre too! Bon Weekend!
I don’t even remember what I was looking for when I came across the photo of Catherine Deneuve above but it stopped me in my tracks. It looks so timeless that it could have been taken yesterday. It’s actually from the 1968 French film La Chamade (Heartbeat) that I can’t believe I didn’t know about […]