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Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)

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135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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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Joann Sfar (graphic novel) (screenplay) | Declan May (dialogue)
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Budget
€11,500,000
Opening weekend
$25,189
Gross (US & Canada)
$233,007
Gross (World)
$12,220,456
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Release date
Apr 23, 2010 (United States)

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Eric Elmosnino
Serge Gainsbourg / Voix de La Gueule Serge Gainsbourg / Voix de La Gueule   See fewer
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Lucy Gordon
Jane Birkin Jane Birkin   See fewer
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Laetitia Casta
Brigitte Bardot Brigitte Bardot   See fewer
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Doug Jones
La Gueule La Gueule   See fewer
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Anna Mouglalis
Juliette Gréco Juliette Gréco   See fewer
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Sara Forestier
France Gall France Gall   See fewer
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Kacey Mottet Klein
Lucien Ginsburg Lucien Ginsburg   See fewer
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Razvan Vasilescu
Joseph Ginsburg (le père) Joseph Ginsburg (le père)   See fewer
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Dinara Drukarova
Olga Ginsburg (la mère) (as Dinara Droukarova) Olga Ginsburg (la mère) (as Dinara Droukarova)   See fewer
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Philippe Katerine
Boris Vian Boris Vian   See fewer
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Deborah Grall
Elisabeth Levizky Elisabeth Levizky   See fewer
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Yolande Moreau
Fréhel Fréhel   See fewer
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Ophélia Kolb
Le Modèle Le Modèle   See fewer
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Claude Chabrol
Le Producteur Musique de Gainsbourg Le Producteur Musique de Gainsbourg   See fewer
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François Morel
Le Directeur de l'Internat Le Directeur de l'Internat   See fewer
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Philippe Duquesne
Lucky Sarcelles Lucky Sarcelles   See fewer
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Angelo Debarre
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Judith Judith   See fewer
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Georges Brassens Georges Brassens   See fewer
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Orphée Silard
Lilane Ginsburg / Charlotte Gainsbourg Lilane Ginsburg / Charlotte Gainsbourg   See fewer
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Lucile Vezier
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6.9 / 10 | 8,975 votes