Pssst, want to check out La môme in our new look?
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I'm a sucker for high production biopics with top drawer acting, and La Vie en Rose certainly fits this bill--though it's not without its flaws. I would have preferred a more linear telling. I found it impossible to keep track of all the different faces and names; the rampant jumping through time certainly didn't help.
One of those films where the performance of the lead actor is better than the whole film.
Oh, how tragic. And passionate. And beautiful, especially the ending is very nice - with scenes the last night when she dies interspersed with the first performance of "Rien de rien" (that she does not regret anything life). A little tough introduction, but what a voice she had. What I feel sorry for her who got jaundice early and liver failure and created a medical drug addiction and rheumatism at a young age.
Edith Piaf (Sparrow in a Parisian dialect of French) probably had the greatest success with the songs La vie en rose (1946; own lyrics), Milord (1959) and Non, je ne regrette rien (1960) - and was to become only 47 years young.
I have been recommended to see this ever since 2007 when I was in Germany after my studies in Lüneburg, by German friends who have seen it. So, finally!
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!