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Release Year: 2010
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Runtime: 130
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Languages: French, English, Russian
Director: Joann Sfar
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital
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  • There's a reason we've never gone back to the moon.

  • Writing by: Joann Sfar – (graphic novel)
    Joann Sfar – screenplay

    Produced by: Marc Du Pontavice – producer
    Matthew Gledhill – line producer
    Didier Lupfer – producer

    Cast: Eric Elmosnino – Serge Gainsbourg
    Lucy Gordon – Jane Birkin
    Laetitia Casta – Brigitte Bardot
    Doug Jones – La Gueule
    Anna Mouglalis – Juliette Gréco
    Mylène Jampanoï – Bambou
    Sara Forestier – France Gall
    Kacey Mottet Klein – Lucien Ginsburg
    Razvan Vasilescu – Joseph Ginsburg
    Dinara Drukarova – Olga Ginsburg (as Dinara Droukarova)
    Philippe Katerine – Boris Vian

    Music: Olivier Daviaud
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    Plot Outline:

    The espionage thriller begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel…
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    Plot:

    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.



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    • Lucy Gordon died when the film was in post production. This film is dedicated to her memory.

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    The project was originally envisioned with Serge Gainsbourg's real life daughter, actress Charlotte Gainsbourg to play him in keeping with the film's surreal and fairytale-esque tone. Six months into rehearsals and preparation Gainsbourg pulled out telling director Joann Sfar, it was proving to emotionally painful and he would have to make his “beautiful film” without her. Sfar had always approached the film with her in mind and was ready to abort the project when fate lead him to Eric Elmosnino.

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