Jaeger-LeCoultre, the top Swiss watchmaking brand, is the official partner of the 70th Venice Film Festival. On the evening of September 2nd, a grand dinner was held at the Venice Opera House in Venice. Guests gathered together to celebrate the 180th anniversary of the brand.
The Venetian Phoenix Opera House has a wonderful sound effect. In the 19th century, many world-famous opera composers Rossini, Bellini, Verdi made their premiere here and became famous. Almost at the same time, the legendary genius Anthony Lecourt of Ru Valley, Switzerland founded the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop, bringing together many outstanding watchmakers under the same roof to create unprecedented high-quality pocket watches. 19th century antique timepieces inspired Jaeger-LeCoultre watchmakers to create the Jubilée 180th anniversary series. This collection contains three innovative timepieces, perfectly highlighting Jaeger-LeCoultre’s passion for supreme quality and technological innovation.
Attending the Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 180th anniversary celebration are Jaeger-LeCoultre Brand Ambassador Diane Kruger, Canadian actor Joshua Jackson, and the Venice Biennale Chairman Paolo Baratta), Venice Film Festival President Alberto Barbera, Chaplin’s granddaughter Carmen Chaplin, Italian actress Crisiana Capotondi, Italian actor Riccardo Scamarcio, American director Paul Schrader, Italian music designer Matteo Ceccarini, Italian supermodel Eva Riccobono, Russian actor Xenia • Kseniya Rappoport, Italian supermodel Elisa Sednaoui, American actor Scott Haze, Spanish actor and singer Miguel Angel Munoz, TOD’S Group Vice President Giulia Puri Negri, wife Carlo, and many other VIPs.
As part of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 180th anniversary, Jaeger-LeCoultre invited Eric Serra, the world’s top soundtrack master, to bring the legendary history of the brand to music. Eric Sierra visited the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop in Ru Valley, and watched with the watchmakers the subtle sound of clocks, and then re-written his work for Luc Besson’s film The Fifth Element The original vocal ‘Diva Dance’ has created an innovative Italian opera aria ‘Lucia di Lammermoor Lucia’ for the 180th anniversary of Jaeger-LeCoultre. The opera uses modern stage technology and adds a playful nod to represent the ticking sound of fine watchmaking. Eric Serra’s performance rendered a charming atmosphere for subsequent timepieces.
On this special occasion, guests will have the opportunity to appreciate the rare 10 Hybrids Mechanica large-scale complication watch series. The display of these excellent timepieces has also been designed by the theater, and needs to be viewed from the center of a huge clock gear. The watchmaker who came from Ruya Valley to show their exquisite skills personally, guests can see for themselves how a gem-set timepiece is completed. In addition, Jaeger-LeCoultre exhibited for the first time a timepiece with miniature paintings on a sapphire mirror: the Master Tourbillon Enamel Tourbillon Enamel. The dial of this watch is painted with an enamel pattern that symbolizes longevity. The crane is surrounded by enamel green leaves painted on the sapphire mirror, which is beautiful.
Mr. Eric Serra is one of the world’s most important soundtrack masters. He has used the films ‘This Killer Is Not Too Cold’, ‘The Underground’, ‘The Joan of Arc’, The soundtracks of five classic films such as ‘Five Elements’ and ‘Golden Eye’ of the 007 series of films have won the Caesar Award for best film soundtrack and many other awards. There are many pairs of best partners in the film industry. Sierra and Luc Besson are one of them. One of them specializes in composing and the other specializes in directing. Since 1983, Besson’s soundtrack for each work Both were led by Syrah. The two teamed up to create a number of popular films, and also created a film industry story. Sela travels freely in all kinds of music styles with great differences. She uses notes and melody to outline the human world, and skillfully conveys the charming charm of emotions.