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Dior teases Marion Cotillard web documentary

 

Dior is set to launch a seven-part web documentary starring the face of its Lady Dior handbag line, Marion Cotillard.

Announced via the teaser spot shown above, the series will see the French actress giving sneak glimpses into life at the famed fashion house. A new episode will be unveiled every two weeks.

The teaser opens with an an animated feature of two silhouetted characters unzipping a black evening dress. Another jumps for joy before the film cuts to real-life footage of New York traffic, iPhone sketches, camera snapping and measurements in an atelier.

At one point Cotillard is seen posing in the same look as that of her campaign set in the Oscar Niemeyer-designed Communist Party HQ in Paris from earlier this year (as shown below), suggesting the series will feature much behind-the-scenes footage from her other work with the brand.

Later, she appears having her “last fitting” for “look B”. The spot ends with a knock at the door…

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Marion Cotillard in fifth Dior film short: ‘L.A.dy Dior’

The fifth installment in the Lady Dior short film series starring French actress Marion Cotillard has been released, this time shot in Los Angeles by director John Cameron Mitchell.

A comedy going by the name of “L.A.dy Dior”, it takes its inspiration from a 1973 Richard Avedon clip starring supermodel and actress Lauren Hutton. It focuses on a star being overwhelmed by a photoshoot:

As Mitchell says in the accompanying making-of video: “It’s something new for Dior”. See the rest of the behind-the-scenes interview with Cotillard and Mitchell, here:

[Pursuitist]