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Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Musical
Release Date:August 31, 2011
Running time:130 minutes
Cast:Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Doug Jones, Anna Mouglalis
Director:Joann Sfar
Producer:Marc Du Pontavice, Didier Lupfer
Writer:Joann Sfar
Distributor:Music Box Films

Description: GAINSBOURG: A HEROIC LIFE is a completely original take on one of France's greatest mavericks, the illustrious and infamous Jewish singer-songwriter, Serge Gainsbourg. Born Lucien Ginsburg to Russian-Jewish parents, Sfar follows him from his precocious childhood in Nazi-occupied Paris, to his beginnings as small time jazz musician and finally pop superstar. Along the way he romances many of the era's most beautiful women, including Juliette Greco, Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin.

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