Second House of Rolls-Royce short film receives public premiere

The second chapter of the series of short films House of Rolls-Royce features West Sussex, the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood. It was premiered at on April 7, 2017.

The film introduces the world Rolls-Royce’s global centre of luxury excellence, whereby artisans practice the art of luxurious perfection, according to a press statement by Rolls-Royce.

Photo courtesy: Rolls-Royce
Photo courtesy: Rolls-Royce

Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet once again becomes the voice of the Spirit of Ecstasy, leading viewers on a journey to where colourists and sculptors, designers and engineers collide under one roof. 

 “The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex, is a source of inspiration for artists, patrons and craftspeople alike,” said Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. “It is with pleasure that we premiere the second in our series of short films entitled ‘The House of Rolls-Royce’. We are honoured that Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet will once again give voice to the Spirit of Ecstasy.”

At the Home of Rolls-Royce, craftsmen and women are guided by the philosophy of co-founder Sir Henry Royce – “take the best that exists and make it better. If it does not exist, design it.”

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Every Rolls-Royce motor car is meticulously and proudly crafted by hand. Indeed, it takes 60 pairs of hands more than 400 hours to build a Rolls-Royce. This can more than double, depending on the complexity of a Bespoke commission.

The first of the House of Rolls-Royce short films was premiered in December 2016. It shared the story of how the Spirit of Ecstasy, the enigmatic symbol of Rolls-Royce that graces the bonnet of every Rolls-Royce car.

Watch the film here: 


Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Correspondent

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. An active Yoga practitioner and cat lover, with a background in Indian philosophy, subaltern and diaspora studies.


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