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WATCH: Rolls-Royce Presents a Spellbinding New Film Narrated by Kate Winslet

The House of Rolls-Royce premiers a new short film that celebrates the legendary Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex

The House of Rolls-Royce has released the second chapter in a series of beguiling short films that celebrate the astounding legacy of Rolls-Royce. Kate Winslet narrates the hypnotic video, which takes you on a headfast journey through the stars, exploring the resplendent craftsmanship and storied history of the British motoring mogul. 

“A foundry for ideas, built for those who seek perfection in everything they do” — Kate Winslet

The film honours the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex and features a slew of impressive stats, from the 2,800 parts that make up every bespoke motor, passing through 60 different hands, to the 44,00 paint colours available to choose from; or the 1,340 fibre-optic stars painstakingly weaved into the leather-lined ceiling of each luxurious Bespoke Starlight Headliner, patterned in a unique a celestial design of your choosing. 

"The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex, is a source of inspiration for artists, patrons and craftspeople alike," commented Torsten Müller-Ötvös, chief executive officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. "We are honoured that Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet once again lends her voice to the Spirit of Ecstasy.”

The video series regales the legend of Rolls-Royce, a motif of supreme British luxury and time-consuming craftsmanship since 1906. Further films are set to unfold throughout the year, building momentum ahead of the anticipated release of the new Rolls-Royce Phantom. As Henry Royce once said, “Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.”