For its new perfume, Candy, the Italian brand Prada hired the young French actress Léa Seydoux to lose control and take the lead.

Inspired by the Apache, a dance performed in Paris in the 1930s, Seydoux engages in a wild yet elegant routine with her piano teacher, guiding him instead of being guided - presumably the idea of a woman conveyed by Prada, which is clearly after a new younger, more daring audience.

Watch the commercial at and the making-of at