Based on the inspiring true story, Colette is an entertaining and compelling biopic about an independent and forward-thinking woman who overcomes her controlling husband and cultural mores to pursue her artistic and dramatic desires. The incredibly riveting and sharp film explores the struggles of a female author in a male dominated society. Critics are calling Colette “exhilarating, inspiring and gorgeous” (Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian) and is being praised as “visually delightful, deliciously funny and delectably bawdy” (Colin Covert, Star Tribune).
After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West, Tomb Raider, “The Affair”), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley, Pride and Prejudice, Atonement) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette’s fight over creative ownership defies gender roles and drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression. Directed by Wash Westmoreland and written by Wash Westmoreland, Richard Glatzer, Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
.The Story Behind Colette – The cast and crew of Colette discuss the inspiring true story of the French novelist.
.Notes on a Scene – Director Wash Westmoreland breaks down the scene where Colette is introduced to Parisan society. Produced by Vanity Fair for Bleecker Street.
.Costume Design Photo Gallery
Colette Blu-Ray Combo Pack-$34.98