Music: it moves us, speaks to us and recounts personal histories. Edith Piaf and Serge Gaisnbourg have left their mark as musicians in France and internationally. The lives of the people behind the music are depicted in two recent biopics ‘La Vie en Rose’ and ‘Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life.’
French actress Isabelle Adjani is a rare, shimmering star. She is as triumphantly vulnerable as she is formidable. Adjani brings a certain intensity to her performances, making her unique amongst other actors. She has won the César Award for Best Actress five times.
François Ozon is a contemporary French director and screenwriter whose films are recognised internationally. His films range from gritty reality and explorations of sexuality to those with a more stylised and playful aesthetic.