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.

  1. Joann Sfar

    Director, Novel, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Eric Elmosnino

    Eric Elmosnino

    Serge Gainsbourg

  2. Lucy Gordon

    Lucy Gordon

    Jane Birkin

  3. Laetitia Casta

    Laetitia Casta

    Brigitte Bardot

  4. Doug Jones

    Doug Jones

    La gueule

  5. Anna Mouglalis

    Anna Mouglalis

    Juliette Greco

Full Cast & Crew

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life



Original Title Gainsbourg (vie héroïque)

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 20, 2010


    (Tous publics) valid for all audiences.

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget -

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