Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky Synopsis
The couturiere and the Russian composer begin an affair after he and his family move into her home.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings


New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Everything works miraculously here, making Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky one of the most bountiful experiences of the year.
Full Review

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Offers two hours of luxury and loveliness, music and art, and a bit of sexually charged madness, too.
Full Review

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
For at least a half hour, Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky is a brilliant and exciting film and seems almost sure to be one of the best of...
Full Review

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Unlike last year's "Coco Before Chanel," in which Audrey Tautou played a warmer, kinder spirit, Mouglais presents her character as steely...
Full Review

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky concerns a love affair between two irresistible forces who have never met an immovable object before.
Full Review

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
There are so many guilty pleasures here that it's amazing the film is as good as it is. The passions feel real, the roles are fully...
Full Review


By Michelle Orange
Despite an admirable mastery of both Russian and French, Mikkelsen has no shot at making a proud (Russian!) musical genius a believably...
Full Review

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
Getting two biographies on the same person in such a short window is unusual. What's even more unusual is that both suffer from the same...
Full Review

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Where the film fails, ironically, is in the central love affair. Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is undeniably gifted, but his Stravinsky is a...
Full Review

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie, by Dutch director Jan Kounen, is all surfaces, set pieces, Significant Looks, and voguing -- the same strictures Chanel and...
Full Review

Great Start, Odd Ending

By ArmoBuyerF
Both Coco and Igor were so creatively modern for their time...presented here in high style. Minimal dialogue struck me as more realistic, not a problem. BUT, the last 15 minutes are...

Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

By hbruce257
Loved it...

Five Word Review

By seastar1969
Go for the incredible sets...

Five Word Review

By lizcat07722
boring soporific slow-moving confusing pointless...

Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky

By wkr@themovies
What an awful portrayal of Coco Chanel....selfish, devious and totally without scruples. There was really no reason anyone would have written this screenplay except the very ill Mrs

Chilly Romance

By Sweet_Heartny
With two such towering egos it's easy to understand why the romance is so distant and cold which translates into lack of character development. The sets, photography, painterly shadows, costumes and...

It was a poetry

By Klavdia
I don't agree with low ratings, it's amazing story with good actors, it doesn't look like a complete story, but should it be?. Why do you need a lot of dialogue? It's not a radio play. There is a...

total bore

By thedjiam
Nice house, could have been 15 minute long....


By Craig's Taste
Extremely well done. Stylish, intense, dramatic, historic, poetic, musical. Highly memorable....

Chanel Number Five

By gyges
And now the award for the best short perfume commercial stretched to a two hour feature film!...

More Info

Rated R | For Some Strong Sexuality and Nudity