No language barrier at 'Marie' preem
The Chateau Marmont stood in for Versailles on Tuesday when Chanel hosted a party following a special screening of “Marie Antoinette” at the ArcLight.
Most of the crowd was on the Chateau’s lawn, where creme-painted French neoclassical settees on oriental rugs gave comfort to guests including Courtney Love, Mischa Barton, Geoffrey Rush and Anjelica Huston.
Center of attention was helmer Sofia Coppola, who said in comparison to Cannes, the ArcLight screening was “warmer, friendlier, very laidback.”
“There was more laughing,” said Coppola. “The audience wasn’t reading subtitles.”
Producer Ross Katz said the screening “doesn’t fit into any particular strategy. It’s simply about sharing the movie. Strategic is tense and anxiety-producing. This feels like pure pleasure.”