18 July 2009

Marie Antoinette

Kate asked: what are your favourite movies for the visuals?

Marie Antoinette
Twelve year-old me found Versailles pretty dull (what do tweens know anyway?), but Sofia Coppola makes the architecture really live. She gave the costume designer a box of LadurĂ©e macarons and asked her to work from those colours.

1, 2, 4. The Costumer's Guide
3. The Period Movie Review