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Portrait of the Artist

MUBI Special

A series of portraits of the most influential artists of our time, whose work spans a wide range of crafts and practices. These films provide an alluring window into the creative process of these inspiring figures, who have changed our viewpoints on the world in a myriad of enchanting ways.

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

Joann Sfar France, 2010

A fantastical tribute to the iconic musician, this playful portrait takes us on Gainsbourg’s journey from Occupied France to Jamaica, and, in all of the years between, his infamous relationships with Bambou, Brigitte Bardot, and Jane Birkin. Winner of the César Award for Best First Feature Film.

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