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Sagan (2008)

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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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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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11 June 2008 (France)  »

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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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Another French heroine
28 October 2008 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

It seems to be a trend in French mainstream movies nowadays, to film the story of celebrities' lives. "Sagan" is just another example.

This author lived a quite unhappy life, being used but also letting herself be used by flatterers and others. They all disappeared and betrayed her, like she betrayed many people, including her son.

But this story is told in such a common way. The main character is complex, but still made very easy to understand. It's all simplified in a moralizing way. Not that you can object much about moralizing over this destructive life and surely, this is entertaining and absolutely not stupid. But Sagan deserves better.


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