Leoni al sole (1961)

There’s a quintessentially Italian beauty product on the vanity in Giulia’s bedroom: it’s Acqua distillata alle rose by Roberts, a classic rose water that’s available everywhere in Italy. But there’s another item that has captured my attention: a Guerlain flacon montre. The teal disk tells us it’s Mitsouko. Not your ordinary summer scent, but it’s not surprising: Giulia (Franca Valeri) is a chic/snobbish character, so … Continue reading Leoni al sole (1961)

Maîtresse (1976)

Ariane (Bulle Ogier) is a dominatrix who falls in love with Olivier (Gérard Depardieu), a thief. She lives in an elegant apartment and has an expensive lifestyle. In her bathroom, for example, we can see a flacon montre by Guerlain. From the black front sticker [1] it’s easy to tell what cologne the bottle contains: it’s Liu. Originally created by Jacques Guerlain and launched in … Continue reading Maîtresse (1976)

Mannequin (1987)

Hollywood Montrose (Meshach Taylor) works as a window dresser at the department store Prince & Company. He’s one of the few persons who are friendly with Jonathan (Andrew McCarthy). After being hired as shop boy, Jonathan will soon start working – exclusively at night – as window dresser. His displays will become hugely successful, much to Hollywood’s delight. In the scene above, Hollywood is working … Continue reading Mannequin (1987)