A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.
Best Actor | Tribeca Film Festival, USA, 2010
César, Best Actor, Best First Film Best Sound, | César Awards, France, 2011
Étoile d'Or, Best Actor, Best Male Newcomer | Étoiles d'Or, France, 2011
CAST & CREW
Marc Du Pontavice, Didier Lupfer
Director of Photography
Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Anna Mouglalis, Doug Jones
One World Films, Studio 37, Universal Pictures International (UPI), France 2 Cinéma, Lilou Films
Born 1971, Nice, France) French comics artist, comic book creator, novelist, and film director. A wildly prolific artist, he is considered one of the most important artists of the new wave of Franco-Belgian comics. From 2009 to 2010, Sfar wrote and directed Gainsbourg: Vie Héroïque, a biopic of the illustrious French songwriter and singer, of whom Sfar is a self-confessed fanatic. The film was released in 2010 to general critical acclaim.
Thomas Fersen: Hyacinthe (2005), Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010), The Rabbi's Cat (2011), Khalil Gibran's the Prophet (2014)