Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

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  • NR
  • 2011
  • 2 hr 10 min
  • 6.9  (9,926)
  • 58

Daring and outrageous, Serge Gainsbourg was an iconic, larger-than-life figure in France. Born Lucien Ginsburg, he adopted his stage name after World War II and began a career as a singer, painter, writer and something of a performance artist, a man whose lifestyle became part of his art. This dramatization begins with Gainsbourg’s childhood through his romances with Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin and the highs and lows of his profession. His addictions to alcohol and cigarettes are also covered unflinchingly to round out the portrait of the artist whose heroism was to live life as he saw fit.

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life
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Daring and outrageous, Serge Gainsbourg was an iconic, larger-than-life figure in France. Born Lucien Ginsburg, he adopted his stage name after World War II and began a career as a singer, painter, writer and something of a performance artist, a man whose lifestyle became part of his art. This dramatization begins with Gainsbourg’s childhood through his romances with Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin and the highs and lows of his profession. His addictions to alcohol and cigarettes are also covered unflinchingly to round out the portrait of the artist whose heroism was to live life as he saw fit.

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life is a 2011 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 10 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 58.

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  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    2 hr 10 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (9,926)
  • Metascore
    58
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