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V.20 No.38 | 9/22/2011
“We are so ver’ French. Even zee dog, ’e smoke.”

Film Review

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

French comic book artist pays cinematic tribute to a life lasciviously lived

Oh-so-French icon-cum-iconoclast Serge Gainsbourg finally gets the biopic he so richly deserves courtesy of French comic book artist Joann Sfar. Despite Gainsbourg’s legendary status in his native France, his celluloid enshrinement lags behind that of fellow singer Édith Piaf (played by Marion Cotillard in 2007’s La Vie En Rose).

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