Piaf -- The Early Years Poster

Release Date: 1974

PG|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
This film focuses on the rags-to-riches ascent of Edith Piaf, who would become one of the great French female icons and singer of such classics as "La Vie en Rose." Born in a squalid back alley, Edith Gassion (Brigitte Ariel) spends her childhood at a brothel and singing on the street, where she is discovered by Louis Leplée (Guy Trejan), a nightclub owner who nicknames her "The Little Sparrow." When he is murdered, her hopes seems dashed -- until lyricist Raymond Asso becomes her advocate.

Cast: Brigitte Ariel, Pascale Christophe, Guy Trejan

Director: Guy Casaril

Genres: Biography

Keywords: Rise, Inspiring, Father, Murder, Growing up, 1930s, Emotional