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Player of men, seducer of women

Director: Laure Charpentier

Writer: Laure Charpentier

Stars: Lou Doillon, Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega


It’s 1963 and Paris is sizzling with sex. The stylishly butch Gigola spends her days roaming chic cafés, taking on the criminal underclass, enticing pretty femmes away from their pimps, breaking hearts and making enemies along the way. Her evenings are spent in famous lesbian cabaret bar Chez Moune, picking up rich older women who keep her flush. Based on the long censored novel of the same name, Gigola captures a little known chapter in Parisian history in which eroticism defied conventional morals.
Starring Rossy De Palma (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), Eduardo Noriega (Open Your Eyes, The Devil’s Backbone), Marisa Paredes (All About My Mother, The Skin I Live In) Thierry Lhermitte (The Dinner Game), Marisa Berenson (I Am Love) and introducing Lou Doillon, daughter of Jane Birkin, as the eponymous Gigola

  • "Salaciously sexy, with an uninhibited sense of fun"
    -So So Gay
  • "It's steamy, saucy, racy and suffused with the feeling of wickedness you might get from drinking spirits before lunch or smoking in church"
    -The Guardian
Cast: Lou Doillon, Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega
Director: Laure Charpentier
Writer: Laure Charpentier
Language: French
Subtitles: English
Format: PAL
Aspect Ratio: 16 x9 Anamorphic
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 100
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
DVD Release Date: 14-11-2011
DVD Extras: Picture Gallery
Dvd Catalogue Number: 5060018652306