Gainsbourg

User rating: 3

Release Date: September 16, 2011 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: December 13, 2011

2h 10m | Documentary, Drama, Musical


The story of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from his time as a young Jewish boy living in Nazi-occupied Paris, to the man who became a poet, composer and world-famous singer. The film explores his artistic career, the young man's love for painting and his avant-garde music, which has been a true icon of French culture. Also portrayed is the complexity of his adult life through his tumultuous love affairs.

Director: Joann Sfar
Studio: Universal Pictures International
Producer(s): Didier Lupfer, Marc du Pontavice
Cast: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Doug Jones, Sara Forestier
Writer(s): Joann Sfar


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