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Gainsbourg, vie héroïque

Promotional poster
Directed by Joann Sfar
Produced by Marc du Pontavice
Didier Lupfer
Written by Joann Sfar
Starring Eric Elmosnino
Lucy Gordon
Laetitia Casta
Doug Jones
Music by Olivier Daviaud
Cinematography Guillaume Schiffman
Editing by Maryline Monthieux
Distributed by Universal Pictures (international)
Optimum Releasing (UK)
Focus Features (USA)
Release date(s) January 20th 2010  France
September 30th 2010  United Kingdom
Running time 130 minutes
Country  France
Language French
Budget € 14,000,000

Gainsbourg, vie héroïque is a French film written and directed by Joann Sfar, based on his graphic novel. It is a biopic of French singer Serge Gainsbourg.



The film is about the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful international songwriting years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.


Actor Role
Eric Elmosnino Serge Gainsbourg
Kacey Mottet Klein young Serge Gainsbourg (Lucien Ginsburg)
Lucy Gordon Jane Birkin
Laetitia Casta Brigitte Bardot
Doug Jones La Gueule
Mylène Jampanoï Bambou (Caroline von Paulus)
Anna Mouglalis Juliette Gréco
Yolande Moreau Fréhel
Sara Forestier France Gall
Philippe Katerine Boris Vian
Claude Chabrol Gainsbourg's Music Producer


Lucy Gordon committed suicide while the movie was in post-production.[1][2]

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