Edith et Marcel

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  • 1983 French drama about the "world's most popular entertainer (Edith Piaf) and Europe's greatest boxer (Marcel Cerdan)." The film puts the love affair of these two national heroes against a backdrop of the end of World War II, hotel suites in New York, transatlantic plane flights, Cerdan's loss of the world middleweight title to Jake LaMotta, and Piaf's gift for tragic love songs.
  • Cerdan is played by his son, a professional boxer himself.
  • IMDb.com link