French actor Gaspard Ulliel — perhaps you saw him play a youthful Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising? — plays a suddenly press-averse celebrity in a spot for the men’s fragrance Bleu de Chanel.
ON A SCALE OF 1 (LOW) TO 10 (HIGH), HOW WELL DOES THIS SPOT REFLECT THE DIRECTOR’S STYLE OR SENSIBILITY? (4) Distractingly slick and arty, the clip has none of the grit and grounded realism that infuses Scorsese’s best works. It does have, however, a Rolling Stone’s tune: their swell cover of (the Sonny Bono-written) “She Said Yeah”
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