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Jane by Charlotte


Charlotte Gainsbourg

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

Screen Daily

A poignant personal essay


Gainsbourg directs with subtlety and style

The Times


Original title: Jane by Charlotte

Production: Nolita Cinema, Deadly Valentine

Nationality: France

Year of production: 2021

Running time: 90'

Language: French


Press kit


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