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Gigi (1958)

Gigi
Running time: 116 min. | Genre: Comedy, Romance, Musical, 1900s
Gigi

Synopsis

Gaston (Jordan), the scion of a wealthy Parisian family finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former mistress (Gingold) of his uncle (Chevalier) and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi (Caron). When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt (Jeans), who have educated Gigi to be a wealthy man's mistress, enjoin on him to become her provider and on her to accept such a golden opportunity.

Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

  • Best Director (Vincente Minnelli) WINNER
  • Best Song WINNER
  • Best Picture WINNER
  • Best Adapted Screenplay WINNER
  • Best Film Editing WINNER
  • Best Cinematography - Color WINNER
  • Best Production Design WINNER
  • Best Costume Design WINNER
  • Best Score - Musical WINNER

Golden Globes Awards

BAFTA

  • Best Picture NOMINATED

David di Donatello

Directors Guild of America (DGA)

National Board of Review

  • Top 10 - Movies of the Year WINNER

Details

Original title

Gigi

Director

Vincente Minnelli

Producer

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Running time

116 min.

Screenwriter

Alan Jay Lerner (Obra: Colette)

Music

Frederick Loewe

Cinematography

Joseph Ruttenberg

Editing

Adrienne Fazan

Costumes

Cecil Beaton

Year

1958

Country

United States United States

Ranking

IMDb
6.8
Metacritic
8.2
Unopeliculas
6.0

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