'Gainsbourg' an interesting biopic of uninteresting man

'Gainsbourg' an interesting biopic of uninteresting man

Director: Joann Sfar

Cast: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Doug Jones

Cert: 15

A bio of iconic French composer-singer Serge Gainsbourg (Elmosnino) from his early life in 1940s German occupied Paris to his death in 1991 at the age of 62 … a film that leaves you wondering why exactly he was so popular.

Somehow Sfar manages to bring us both a comprehensive bio of her subject and one that fails to grip us.

Gainsbourg was interesting, but according to this film not interesting enough to extract a depth from.

Star Rating: 3/5

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