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Gigi (1958)

G 116 min - Comedy, Music, Romance - 15 April 1958
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A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor (Louis Jourdan) in Paris offers them all to Gigi (Leslie Caron). But she, who's gone from girlish gawkishness to cultured glamour before our eyes, yearns for that wonderful something money can't buy.

Director:  Vincente Minnelli
Stars:  Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans, John Abbott, Corinne Marchand, Pat Sheehan, Marie-Hélène Arnaud

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A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor (Louis Jourdan) in Paris offers them all to Gigi (Leslie Caron). But she, who's gone from girlish gawkishness to cultured glamour before our eyes, yearns for that wonderful something money can't buy.



Tagline: Thank heaven for Gigi

Genres: Comedy, Music, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, French
Release Date:  15 April 1958

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Arthur Freed Production

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 56 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win ( It won all of them)

ART DIRECTION — Art Direction: William A. Horning, Preston Ames; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Keogh Gleason
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Joseph Ruttenberg
COSTUME DESIGN — Cecil Beaton
DIRECTING — Vincente Minnelli
FILM EDITING — Adrienne Fazan
MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture) — Andre Previn
MUSIC (Song) — Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Arthur Freed, Producer
WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium) — Alan Jay Lerner


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