Charlotte Gainsbourg

BEGINNINGS: Charlotte Gainsbourg and the perfect holiday

Article: BEGINNINGS: Charlotte Gainsbourg and the perfect holiday

Whether as the lithe and lovely songbird or the darling of art house cinema, Charlotte Gainsbourg began stunning audiences and entrancing followers with her talents at an early age. BEGINNINGS sits down with Charlotte to find out why she loves being manipulated and how she makes music that could never come from anyone but a Gainsbourg like herself.

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BEGINNINGS takes you back with Charlotte Gainsbourg & Christian Louboutin

Article: BEGINNINGS takes you back with Charlotte Gainsbourg & Christian Louboutin


Have you ever wondered how some guy named Christian Louboutin became the king of high heels? Or what it was like to grow up Gainsbourg? We did, which is why Sundance Channel has a whole new installment of Chiara Clemente’s short film series BEGINNINGS lined up for you. This time, we travel to Paris to get the goods on some of the City of Light’s most creative minds. You’ll be able to see them all online starting Wednesday, March 14th.

Lars von Trier talks about MELANCHOLIA

Article: Lars von Trier talks about MELANCHOLIA

Though Lars von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA doesn’t come out in wide release until November 11, 2011, the anticipation for his seemingly more accessible follow-up to 2009′s ANTICHRIST is mounting. (For me, it’s the combination of the end-of-the-world theme/people looking up at outer space in wonder, the mystery of melancholia and my girl crush, Charlotte Gainsbourg.)

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A Surge In Serge Gainsbourg’s legend

Article: A Surge In Serge Gainsbourg’s legend

Except for the time Meryl Streep played a rabbi, the coolest man with an accent on screen, as of next week, will be Serge Gainsbourg. The French composer of hypnotic jazz-pop in the 1960s is the subject of GAINSBOURG: A HEROIC LIFE, in which Eric Elmosnino plays the guy complete with all his quirks and multitalents.

Music video: Heaven can wait

Article: Music video: Heaven can wait

The new music video for Charlotte Gainsbourg’s “Heaven Can Wait” in collaboration with Beck appeared to result from someone suggesting “Hey, lets throw every weird non sequitur imagery (including quite literally a stack-of-pancakes-headed man…mmm stack of buttery blueberry pancakes…) against a wall, set it to music, and call it day.” And you know what? It…