The finally released Chanel film ‘Reincarnation’ by Karl Lagerfeld starring Pharell Williams, Cara Delevingne and Géraldine Chaplin is just overwhelming our after lunch coffee break.
Telling the story of Coco Chanel, and her inspiration for Chanel’s signature jacket, british model Cara Delevingne plays the leading character in the film. Set in a bourgeois austrian hotel the short film was created to accompany the Chanel Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Métiers d’art collection which will be shown in Salzburg today.
The naughty waitress (Cara Delevingne) who is playing rigs and a stiff lift boy (Pharell Williams) doing his job. Awake at night while the rest of the place is asleep they embody empress Elisabeth “Sissi” und emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and show off a ballroom dance while singing a duet.
In addition to his starring role, Pharrell composed and wrote the lyrics to “CC the World,” the soundtrack of ‘Reincarnation’. The film is an artistic collaboration of Lagerfeld and Pharrell who is a close friend of the house Chanel and the designer in personal. Cara Delevingne is the face of the 2014/15 Métiers d’art collection.