Ten of France’s female rock stars speak out in this documentary feature that bows to the women who left their mark on the genre in a male-dominated industry rife with stereotypes.
Could it be that rock was not born with Elvis Presley in the 50s, but rather with Édith Piaf and her legendary 1949 performance of Hymne à l’amour the night her lover Marcel Cerdan was killed in a plane crash? Such is the premise of journalist François Armanet’s feature-length rock doc, which sets out to give the genre’s women their just due. From Françoise Hardy to Vanessa Paradis to Charlotte Gainsbourg, ten French female rock stars discuss their careers, their roles as icons of...
| 79 minutes | 2019
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