NEW YORK, Apr 5, 2012 / — On Wednesday, April 4, 2012/ — Chopard and The Weinstein Co. hosted the the premiere of the new film, ‘The Intouchables’ at the Museum of Modern Art.
A phenomenon in France, where it shattered box-office records, ‘The Intouchables’ tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between a handicapped millionaire (François Cluzet) and his unconventional caretaker (Omar Sy).
After the premiere, the cast, including Omar Sy (2012 César Award winner for Best Actor for his role in ‘The Intouchables’ over ‘The Artist’ star Jean Dujardin), and François Cluzet (2007 César Award winner for Best Actor in ‘Tell No One’), and VIP movie-goers alike were invited to celebrate its much anticipated US debut at La Petite Maison, the chic midtown two-story French restaurant.
Fashion’s finest came out to support the premiere of France’s critically acclaimed film; celeb stylists Phillip Bloch and Ann Caruso mingled with fashion’s ‘it girl’ Alexa Chung, Chopard CEO Marc Hruschka, cashmere designer Christopher Fischer and wife Joni, Jimmy Choo founder Tamara Mellon, hair maven Angelo David, Derek Blasberg, designer Eddie Borgo, Lucy Sykes, Marina Rust Connor, designer Olivier Theyskens, Tom Van Dorpe, author Erica Reid, jewelry designer Aimee Kestenberg, and Madame Paulette President John Mahdessian.
Owned by restaurateur David Barokas, La Petite Maison is a two-floor, 142-seat restaurant designed with the intention of capturing the spirit and conviviality of the celebrated Nice restaurant in the South of France while embracing a contemporary style fitting of New York City.
With a chic color palette of natural rich browns, vibrant red and clean white with a raised ceiling, La Petite Maison has all the right ingredients for a flawless French affair.
The restaurant consistently serves up its divine concoctions to celebrities such as Alec Baldwin, AnnaLynne McCord, Paul McCartney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman, President Bill Clinton, Nicolas Sarkozy, Barbara Streisand, and many others.