In Venice, forty-old-year old Serge Fabergé has just been given the best advertisement director award. While taking a walk on the Piazza San Marco, Serge meets Evelyn Nicholson, a ... See full summary »
Jane Birkin, Bernadette Lafont, Elisabeth Wiener and Emma Cohen are 4 pretty girls rooming together. After witnessing and accidentally helping several thugs get away with a heist, the women... See full summary »
Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling... See full summary »
A group of 19 young women, led by a partizan man, are the only people available to escort a number of partisan wounded in the struggle for freedom, in the mountain ranges invaded by the ... See full summary »
Despite the fact I can't speak a word of French, I am addicted to Serge Gainsbourg. His songs are decadent and sleazy, yet so stylish and well written one never feels the urge to take a cold shower afterwords. I wish I could understand his lyrics, because they are apparently very poetic. Still, I can't get enough of the man's output, so when I found out he made a full music video to his classic album "History of Melody Nelson", I knew I needed to see it pronto. I can honestly say I was not disappointed. The film is full of the swinging pop-art excess one would come to expect from Monsieur Gainsbourg. Jane Birkin, in addition to being very easy on the eyes, exudes a mysterious type of charisma which perfectly complements Gainsbourg's more down to Earth weariness. Plus, the backgrounds (which include paintings by Dali, Man Ray, and Henri Rousseau) are very well chosen. All in all, if you're a fan of French pop music, you need to see this immediately. (8/10)
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