Blu-ray Gigi [Blu-ray] [] [1900] [1 disc] [Region 1] [883929020447] (Blu-ray 4641362),
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Gigi [Blu-ray] [] [1900] [1 disc] [Region 1] [883929020447]

  • G
  • Blu-ray
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Set in Paris at the turn of the century, this delightful Lerner and Loewe musical, based on a story by Collette, follows a precocious French girl as she is groomed into a would-be courtesan, blossoming into a stunning woman. The story provides plenty of opportunity for Minnelli and MGM to pull out all the stops in its first musical production shot on location. Paris and Leslie Caron never looked lovelier, and Louis Jourdan and Maurice Chevalier are so French, no? Songs include: "Gigi," "Thank Heaven for Little Girls," and "Ah, Yes, I Remember It Well." Academy Award Nominations: 9. Academy Awards: 9, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best (Adapted) Screenplay.

    Academy Awards Best Costume Design (b&w or Color) 1958
    Academy Awards Best Film Editing 1958
    Academy Awards Best Picture 1958
    Academy Awards Best Adapted or Musical Song/Score 1958 Andr Previn Conductor/Composer
    Academy Awards Best Director 1958 Vincente Minnelli Prominent director of MGM musicals
    Academy Awards Best Cinematography 1958 Joseph Ruttenberg American Director Of Photography
    Academy Awards Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (b&w or Color) 1958 Arthur Freed Producer of musicals/Lyricist
    Academy Awards Best Adapted Screenplay 1958 Alan Jay Lerner
    Academy Awards Best Original Song 1958 Alan Jay Lerner
    Academy Awards Best Original Song 1958 Frederick Loewe

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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1000038937

  • Credits
    Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Louis Gendre, Maurice Chevalier, Jacques Bergerac, Hermione Gingold, Isabel Jeans, Eva Gabor, John Abbott, Monique Van Vooren
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Widely regarded as the last of the great MGM musicals..."
    USA Today

    "...A marvelous, original work..."
    Chicago Sun-Times

    "...Louis Jourdan is as charming a rake as he was in LETTER FROM AN UNKNOWN WOMAN..."
    Sight and Sound

    "[A] sublime riff on Pygmalion..."
    Total Film

    "[A] Parisian valentine...garnished with lots of actual locations." -- Grade: A
    Entertainment Weekly

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