Je t'aime: The Filmic Lives of Gainsbourg and Birkin

Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin
Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin

For decades, the Birkin - Gainsbourg family has lived music, film and fashion; exploring the taboo and delighting lovers of pop culture.

Experience the cinematic signatures of Serge, Jane and Charlotte in a season brimming with passion and enduring style.

Curated by Kristy Matheson. 


Thursday 7 October - Tuesday 19 October 2010

Full $14 Concession $11 ACMI Member $10
6 Session Pass: Full $60 Concession $48 ACMI Member $42

NB > 6 Session Pass can only be purchased by phone (03 8663 2583) or in person at the ACMI Tickets & Information Desk. All sessions must be selected at time of booking.

Read Phillipa Berry's blog post on Gainsbourg. 

Gainsbourg and His Girls (Gainsbourg, l'homme qui aimait les femmes)

An enlightening portrait of Gainsbourg as seen through the eyes of his many muses.

Charlotte For Ever

Gainsbourg's third feature as writer/director was created as a gift for his daughter Charlotte.

I Love You All (Je vous aime)

Claude Berri's intriguing film starring Catherine Deneuve, Serge Gainsbourg and Gérard Depardieu.


Birkin's first French-speaking role and her debut on screen (and in song) with Gainsbourg.

Seven Deaths In the Cat's Eye (La morte negli occhi del gatto)

With secret vampires and a killer cat, this film has the makings of an unmissable B movie whodunnit.

Jane B. Par Agnès V.

This kaleidoscopic work is a charming film/game from one of France's most fascinating directors.

Daddy Nostalgia (Daddy Nostalgie)

Bertrand Tavernier's exploration of the intricacies of human relationships.

Kung Fu Master (Le petit amour)

An evocative portrayal of female desire.

Come Dance With Me (Voulez-vous danser avec moi)

A deliciously entertaining romp with blonde bombshell Bardot in top form.

My Wife Is an Actress

Art imitates life in a romantic comedy that casts Charlotte Gainsbourg alongside husband Yvan Attal.


Lascivious, poetic and dizzyingly inventive; a spectacular tribute to the provocateur and his music.

Je t'aime... moi non plus

Gainsbourg's sexual taboo laden film starring Jane Birkin and Warhol superstar, Joe Dallesandro.


Lars Von Trier's exhilarating riff on the horror genre, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg.

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