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France, 1950s. From the Quartier Latin to Saint-Tropez via New York, a young Parisienne becomes the icon of a whole generation. In 1954, 19-year-old Francoise Sagan shot to fame with her ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Françoise Quoirez dite Sagan
Pierre Palmade ...
Jacques Chazot
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Peggy Roche
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Astrid
Lionel Abelanski ...
Bernard Frank
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Jacques Quoirez
Denis Podalydès ...
Guy Schoeller
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Philippe (Complete TV version)
Samuel Labarthe ...
René Julliard
Margot Abascal ...
Florence Malraux
Gwendoline Hamon ...
Suzanne Quoirez
Chantal Neuwirth ...
Mme Lebreton
Silvie Laguna ...
Mme Bartoli
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Denis Westhoff 23 / 33ans
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Robert 'Bob' Westhoff
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France, 1950s. From the Quartier Latin to Saint-Tropez via New York, a young Parisienne becomes the icon of a whole generation. In 1954, 19-year-old Francoise Sagan shot to fame with her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse. Flamboyant, scandalous and underrated, Sagan lived her life at the furthest edge of excess. She won and lost fortunes at the roulette table, bought and crashed superb sports cars, drank, danced and partied, leaving a trail of lovers in her wake. Written by The Film Catalogue

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"Sagan" was originally produced and shot as a two-part TV miniseries (2 x 90'). When seeing it, Luc Besson (director, producer but also distributor) decided to purchase the screen rights and released it after having trimmed it down to a two hour feature film. See more »

Goofs

When Françoise chooses her pen name, we can see the bar code on the back cover of the book. Such detail could not exist in the 1950s. See more »

Soundtracks

Twist à Saint Tropez
Lyrics by André Salvet
Music by Guy Lafitte and Martial Solal
Performed by Dick Rivers and Les Chats Sauvages
Recorded in 1961 on Pathé 45 Tours EA 569
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Rushed, and somewhat incoherent
30 August 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This film started as a TV miniseries; it was chopped down to feature length for general release. I don't think it is an important film, being rushed and skimpy on character development. Guy Schoeller meets Francoise at a book signing and ten seconds later, they're getting wed, and shortly after that, divorced.

It was very hard to keep track of the many characters who drop in to the story, then abruptly exit. Just when did Mme. Lebreton enter Francoise's life anyway? Sylvie Testud does a tremendous job of playing Francoise Sagan; she must have been a sort of Rimbaud of the moneyed class, and Testud captures all the wild, impulsive, spendthrift behavior Sagan was noted for. Pierre Palmade as Chazot walks through an underwritten part (all the supporting parts are underwritten) but is interesting to look at.


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