La Vie en Rose

La Vie en Rose

"The Extraordinary Story of Edith Piaf."
  • PG-13
  • 2007
  • 2 hr 20 min
  • 7.6  (82,861)
  • 66

La Vie en rose is a biographical movie about French singer Edith Piaf. Co-written and directed by Olivier Dahan, the film was written by Isabelle Sobelman and Olivier Dahan, who also directed the film. Starring Marion Cotillard, the film also features Pascal Greggory, Sylvie Testud and Gérard Depardieu. The movie begins in 1918 in Paris when Edith is a small child. She is crying on the stairs after she is teased by children in the streets. Her mother is singing and begging for change across the street. Then she writes to Edith’s father, an acrobat, who is in World War I fighting in a battlefield. She lets him know that she will be leaving Edith with her mother in order to pursue life as an artist. When her father returns, he takes a sickly Edith to live with his mother, a bordello madam. Edith is now surrounded by prostitution but taken under the wings of the women there. Though she is cared for, she becomes blind until the age of 7. Her father returns years later and takes Edith on the road as he works in the circus. While cleaning up after dinner, Edith sees the apparition of St. Therese in flames, assured that she will always be protected. When Edith turns nine, her father, after an argument, leaves the circus and performs on the streets of Paris. Edith holds a hat for coins during his lackluster performances. When a passerby asks if she is in the show, she begins to sing "La Marseillaise" and manages to move the crowd with her raw emotion. Years later, Edith sings on the streets until nightclub owner Louis Leplee (played by Gerard Depardieu) pursues her to perform an audition at his club. He hires her after assigning her a new last name for the stage

La Vie en Rose
La Vie En Rose Scene: La Vie En Rose
La Vie En Rose Scene: La Vie En Rose

Clip - 1 min 10 sec

La Vie En Rose Scene: Edith Sings The Anthem
La Vie En Rose Scene: Edith Sings The Anthem

Clip - 1 min 40 sec

La Vie En Rose
La Vie En Rose

Trailer - 1 min 55 sec

La Vie En Rose Scene: Edith At Gerny
La Vie En Rose Scene: Edith At Gerny

Clip - 2 min 53 sec

Description
La Vie en rose is a biographical movie about French singer Edith Piaf. Co-written and directed by Olivier Dahan, the film was written by Isabelle Sobelman and Olivier Dahan, who also directed the film. Starring Marion Cotillard, the film also features Pascal Greggory, Sylvie Testud and Gérard Depardieu. The movie begins in 1918 in Paris when Edith is a small child. She is crying on the stairs after she is teased by children in the streets. Her mother is singing and begging for change across the street. Then she writes to Edith’s father, an acrobat, who is in World War I fighting in a battlefield. She lets him know that she will be leaving Edith with her mother in order to pursue life as an artist. When her father returns, he takes a sickly Edith to live with his mother, a bordello madam.

Edith is now surrounded by prostitution but taken under the wings of the women there. Though she is cared for, she becomes blind until the age of 7. Her father returns years later and takes Edith on the road as he works in the circus. While cleaning up after dinner, Edith sees the apparition of St. Therese in flames, assured that she will always be protected.

When Edith turns nine, her father, after an argument, leaves the circus and performs on the streets of Paris. Edith holds a hat for coins during his lackluster performances. When a passerby asks if she is in the show, she begins to sing "La Marseillaise" and manages to move the crowd with her raw emotion.

Years later, Edith sings on the streets until nightclub owner Louis Leplee (played by Gerard Depardieu) pursues her to perform an audition at his club. He hires her after assigning her a new last name for the stage

La Vie en Rose is a 2007 music movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6 and a MetaScore of 66.

La Vie en Rose is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent La Vie en Rose for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2007
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 20 min
  • Language
    French
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (82,861)
  • Metascore
    66