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Gainsbourg : a heroic life / a One World Films, Studio 37, Universal Pictures International, France 2 Cinema, Lilou Films Xilam Films co-production ; produced by Marc Du Pontavice and Didier Lupfer ; screenplay by Joann Sfar ; produced by directed by Joann Sfar.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoChicago : Music Box Films, [2012]
Description2 videodiscs (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorMouglalis, Anna.
Other author/creatorElmosnino, Eric, 1964-
Other author/creatorCasta, Laetitia, 1978-
Other author/creatorGordon, Lucy, 1980-2009.
Other author/creatorAmalric, Mathieu, 1965-
Other author/creatorDu Pontavice, Marc, producer.
Other author/creatorLupfer, Didier, producer.
Other author/creatorSfar, Joann, screenwriter, director.
Other author/creatorMusic Box Films.
Other author/creatorOne World Films (Firm)
Other author/creatorStudio 37 (Firm)
Other author/creatorUniversal Pictures International.
Other author/creatorFrance 2 cinéma (Firm)
Other author/creatorLilou Films.
Other author/creatorXilam (Firm)
Portion of title Vie héroïque
Variant title Title on container: Gainsbourg : a heroic life
Abstract Best selling comic book artist Joann Sfar delivers an inventive biography of famed French singer Serge Gainsbourg. Born Lucien Ginsburg to Russian-Jewish parents, Sfar follows him from his childhood in Nazi-occupied Paris, his transition from painter to jazz musician to pop superstar and his many relationships including Juliette Greco, Brigitte Bardot, and Jane Birkin while employing a witty surrealistic style and a soundtrack that acts like a time capsule to '60s Paris.
General noteDVD release of the 2010 motion picture.
General noteBonus features: Joann Sfar (drawings): a documentary by Mathieu Amalric ; original storyboards and character sketches by Joann Star ; making of Gainsbourg ; theatrical trailer.
CreditsMusic, Olivier Daviaud ; director of photography, Guillaume Schiffman ; editor, Maryline Monthieux.
Cast Anna Mouglalis, Eric Elmosnino, Laetitia Casta, Lucy Gordon.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageIn French, with optional subtitles in English.
Awards noteBest Actor, 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.
Other title Joann Sfar (drawings)
UPC 736211214850
Publisher numberMBFHE 030 Music Box Films

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