Late 90s Bulgari Watches in Film

Oct 18, 2023,03:54 AM

Does anyone recognize these watches from the late 90s, probably between 1997 and 1999?

In the Peter Greenaway film "8 1/2 Women" from 1999 one of the main characters wears two watches (at once) for the duration. I was trying to ID them, and saw that Bulgari was thanked in the end credits, so I started down that rabbit hole. They look like they could be a match for chronometers from around that time but I haven't found any examples in these colours. One is black, with numbers on a black bezel. The other appears to be steel or some other metal with a white face and three black subdials.

Here are the cropped photos and then contextual photos. The resolution is awful but it's the best I could find. Appreciate any leads, thanks!

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 By: patrick_y : October 18th, 2023-05:33
I do not recognize them! Not familiar with the film neither.

Thanks for looking!

 By: tersono : October 18th, 2023-05:37
I appreciate that you had a look at them to check! I'm betting there is someone who remembers bulgari watches from the late 90s somewhere, hopefully they're in here! I did quite a search through all the resale sites and found some similar watches from a b... 

You're welcome!

 By: patrick_y : October 18th, 2023-05:57
Good luck!


 By: tersono : October 18th, 2023-22:48
The resemblance is hard to ignore, thank you! While most of those seem to have a metal case with a plastic bezel, I found this one that is all black just like the one in the film and this could be it. I thought the watch in the film had arabics on the dia...  

Glad I could help!

 By: Carlos22 : October 18th, 2023-23:22
I think the second watch may be a Swatch chronograph, which have the prongs similar to watch in your frame captures and were also very popular in the 90s as well… ...