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The life of Coco Chanel is set to be chronicled in a new short film directed by Karl Lagerfeld. Keira Knightley is the lucky actress named to the role of Coco Chanel as the fashion world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the brand’s first store opening in Deauville, France. Knightley is the current face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle perfume and will star alongside Stella Tennant, Tallulah Harlech and Brad Kroenig in the film. You can expect a realistic set and classic Chanel designs when the short is premiered at Chanel’s Cruise collection this May. [Vogue News] [Telegraph UK]

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