WATCH: Kristen Stewart As Coco Chanel In Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel Film, 'Once And Forever'

This is not what we expected...

Kristen Stewart Chanel
Kristen Stewart Chanel

This is not what we expected...

Kristen Stewart has made her name in a series of Hollywood blockbusters - but her latest film role is rather different.

Kristen plays Coco Chanel in Karl Lagerfeld's short film about the designer, entitled Once and Forever - but for most of the movie, she's a director's worst nightmare instead.

Complaining about press junkets, her co-stars and anything else she sets her eyes on, Kristen plays the part expertly - as well as showcasing some excellent outfits at the same time.

Feast your eyes on the short film, below...

In November, the trailer for the film was released. Watch it below...

The film was shown as the prelude to the Chanel Métiers d'art collection in Rome on December 1st 2015, at Cinecittà, a legendary film studio complex in the capital.

Once and Forever was created in Paris and features Kristen Stewart and Geraldine Chaplin as actresses preparing to star in a film as Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel at different ages.

Talking about Kristen, Lagerfeld said: 'She can look like Chanel, and I wanted to show Chanel through all the decades of her life and the comeback in the 1950’s.'

Geraldine Chaplin will no doubt feel right at home, as this is the fourth time she’s played Coco Chanel in the designer’s films.

As a Chanel muse, Kristen is the face of the Paris-Dallas 2013/14 Métiers d'art collection, the 11.12 bag of the handbag campaign in March 2015, the Spring-Summer 2015 Eyewear collection, and now, too, she will front the advertising campaign for the Paris-Rome 2015/16 Métiers d'art collection, which will be photographed by Karl Lagerfeld and unveiled in May 2016.

Check out the teaser trailer revealed earlier in November below...

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