Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Indiewire logo

The Real Brad Pitt Chanel Ad Vs. SNL's: Can You Tell the Difference?

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens October 21, 2012 at 10:00AM

Just try to tell them apart. Brad Pitt’s recently unveiled commercial for Chanel No. 5 is so loaded with high-flown, nonsensical language that it out-parodies itself without any help from satirists. But SNL’s Taram Killam offers a very funny take on the commercial anyway, which includes Pitt saying to the off-screen director: “You want me to sound less coherent? Really?” Now that would explain a lot.
1
Brad Pitt Chanel

Just try to tell them apart. Brad Pitt’s recently unveiled commercial for Chanel No. 5 is so loaded with high-flown, nonsensical language that it out-parodies itself without any help from satirists. But SNL’s Taram Killam offers a very funny take on the commercial anyway, which includes Pitt saying to the off-screen director: “You want me to sound less coherent? Really?” Now that would explain a lot.

In real life, the director was Joe Wright, who presumably has a better script for Anna Karenina. Here are the real thing and the close approximation:

This article is related to: Brad Pitt, Television, Chanel No. 5, SNL, Taran Killam, Joe Wright, Anna Karenina

E-Mail Updates