Cast: Marion Cotillard (Edith Piaf), Gerard Depardieu (Louis Leplee), Sylvie Testud (Momone)
Writers: Isabelle Sobelman & Olivier Dahan
Director: Olivier Dahan
Edith Piaf, the famed French singer whose fans called the “Soul of Paris”, seemed at odds with life from the moment she was born. Cast aside by a mother who dreamed of a career as a performer, Edith would follow her footsteps almost subconsciously, singing for money at first, and later for salvation. Her childhood was spent in a brothel, a circus, and the streets of Paris. It was a hard life, marked by the occasional tragedy, but also a unique life, picturesque and unpredictable, the life of an artist.