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Jaeger Le-Coultre - 75th Venice International Film Festival

Jaeger Le-Coultre 75th Venice International Film Festival

A Venetian dinner at the Palais Pisa Moretta.

In Venice on August 31st,  Jaeger-LeCoultre hosted 80 guests from the all over the world at the magnificent Palais Pisani Moretta. Paying tribute to the art of filmmaking, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Catherine Rénier welcomed British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and South Korean actor Lee Byung-Hun, at a palace which has previously welcomed Tsar Paul I of Russia, Joséphine Bonaparte, Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II and Goethe. 

75th Venice International Film Festival

Benedict Cumberbatch and Catherine Rénier © Jaeger-LeCoultre

The highlight of the evening was a Letters Live performance by Jaeger-LeCoultre brand ambassador Benedict Cumberbatch. Letters Live is a philanthropic initiative which promotes the power of literacy by inviting worldclass artists to perform live readings of historical letters on stage, while adding their own artistic interpretation to the original text. 

75th Venice International Film Festival

Lee Byung-Hun © Jaeger-LeCoultre

Benedict Cumberbatch and Lee Byung-Hun both wore watches from the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris collection, launched at the 2018 SIHH and inspired by the 1968 Memovox Polaris diving watch. The 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris boasts the same sporty elegance and adventurous spirit of the original. Benedict Cumberbatch wore the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox, available in a limited edition of 1000 pieces and Lee Byung-Hun chose the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph in pink gold with an anthracite dial and an oscillating weight in pink gold, the only one of its kind currently available in a precious metal. 

 

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