"Gigi" (1958)

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Gigi (1958)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM); as An Arthur Freed Production

Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long.

"Gigi" is a 1958 American musical-romance film directed by Vincente Minnelli processed using MGM's Metrocolor. The screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner is based on the 1944 novella of the same name by Colette. The film features songs with lyrics by Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, arranged and conducted by André Previn.

Genre': Comedy, Musical, Romance
Release date: May 15, 1958

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Produced by: Arthur Freed
Screenplay by: Alan Jay Lerner
Based on: The novella, "Gigi" by Colette
Music: Frederick Loewe - Music adapted and conducted by André Previn
Cinematography: Joseph Ruttenberg
Edited by: Adrienne Fazan

Cast: Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans

Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Awards

Academy Awards (1959 / 31st):
  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
  • Best Cinematography, Color
  • Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White or Color
  • Best Costume Design, Black-and-White or Color
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Music, Original Song
  • Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture
Golden Globe Awards (1959):
  • Best Motion Picture - Musical
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Director
Directors Guild of America (1959):
  • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Overall: 21 wins and 9 nominations

 Photo camera Credit 
* © 1958 - Warner Bros.

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"Gigi" (1958)

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Louis Jourdan, Leslie Caron | "Gigi" (1958) *
Leslie Caron | "Gigi" (1958) *
Maurice Chevalier | "Gigi" (1958) *
Hermione Gingold, Louis Jourdan, Leslie Caron | "Gigi" (1958) *
Hermione Gingold, Louis Jourdan, Leslie Caron | "Gigi" (1958) *
Leslie Caron, Isabel Jeans | "Gigi" (1958) *
Leslie Caron, Isabel Jeans | "Gigi" (1958) *
Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, John Abbott | "Gigi" (1958) *
Louis Jourdan, Leslie Caron | "Gigi" (1958) *
Louis Jourdan, Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier | "Gigi" (1958) *
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1958