Published on 20 Nov 2017 Sections

Charlotte Gainsbourg: ‘I don’t want it to become a male witch hunt’

Europe Editor and Presenter

Her musical career began aged just 13, when she appeared with her father Serge Gainsbourg in the duet Lemon Incest – somewhat scandalously reprising an erotic role played by her mother, the British actress Jane Birkin. The song was nothing to be ashamed of, said Charlotte Gainsbourg, who went on to win numerous awards, act in 50 films, including several by the Danish director Lars Von Trier, and has now written her own songs in French for her latest album.