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Jane by Charlotte By
With: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin
With the tremor of time passing by, Charlotte Gainsbourg started to look at her mother Jane Birkin in a way she never did, both overcoming a shared sense of reserve.
Through the camera lens, they expose themselves to one another, begin to step back, leaving space for a mother-daughter relationship to unfold.
Festivals & Awards
Festival de Cannes 2021 – Official Selection (Cannes Premiere)
San Sebastian 2021 – Perlak Section
NYFF 2021 – Spotlight Section
Festival du Film Français en République Tchèque 2021 – Prix du Public
An impressionistic portrait of Birkin as a mother, wife and artist
The Hollywood Reporter
A tender and quite illuminating portrait of a mother-daughter relationship
A poignant personal essay
Gainsbourg directs with subtlety and style
Original title: Jane by Charlotte
Production: Nolita Cinema, Deadly Valentine
Year of production: 2021
Running time: 90'
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