La Vie En Rose (La Môme)
- France / UK / Czech Republic
- 2h 20min
- Directed by: Olivier Dahan
- Written by: Isabelle Sobelman, Olivier Dahan
- Cast: Marion Cotillard, Gérard Depardieu, Sylvie Testud
- Language: French, English
- Website: www.edithpiafmovie.com
This highly stylised film ricochets between different time periods of French singer Edith Piaf's (Cottilard) turbulent life. The brief and often overwrought scenes are sometimes hard to grasp without prior knowledge of Piaf, but Cotillard's central lip-synching performance is magnificent.
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Reviews & features
La Vie en Rose19 Jun 2007
French singer Edith Piaf’s real life was the stuff of turbulent melodrama: she was abandoned by her mother and spent some of her impoverished childhood in a brothel, and she was discovered singing on the streets by an impresario, whom she was later…
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