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Gigi

(DVD - 2008 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress.
Statement of Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; an Arthur Freed production ; screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Title: Gigi
[videorecording]
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
Edition: 2-disc special ed
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Based on the novel by Colette
Release date: Sep. 16, 2008
Special features: Commentary by historian Jeanine Basinger with Leslie Caron; vintage short 'The million dollar nickel'; cartoon 'The vanishing duck'; theatrical trailer; 'Thank heaven! the making of Gigi' sparkling new documentary about the turbulent creation of a musical classic featuring Leslie Caron and Vincente Minnelli; 1949 nonmusical first screen version of Gigi, starring Danièle Delorme in the title role and directed by Jacqueline Audrey
Credits: Music, Frederick Loewe.
Performers: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor.
Summary: A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress.
Audience: Rating G
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, Dolby Surround 5.1, mono., dual-layer
Other Language: English or French dialogue; English, French or Japanese subtitles; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Subject Headings: Colette, 1873-1954 Film adaptations Man-woman relationships France Drama Man-woman relationship France Drama
Genre/Form: Musical films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films-United States
Topical Term: Man-woman relationships
Man-woman relationship
Alternate Title: Gigi (Motion picture : 1949)
Publisher No: 1000035859
ISBN: 1419866362
Branch Call Number: DVD 782 G
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Mar 03, 2014
  • johnnybookreader rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Another dud, moreover the squandering of a great talent or two. As the over rated Monsieur Jourdan would say "what a bore!" Boy, I sure can pick 'em!

Dec 17, 2012
  • ychsing rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Great songs. But can't quite understand the relationship between a girl and a man.

Nov 29, 2011
  • richibi rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

an absolutely delightful musical, set in the glorious Paris of the Belle Époque, the very early 20th century, with glistening costumes, elaborate sets, and a cast to make inexhaustible magic despite the controversial topic, where Maurice Chevalier cavalierly, and ever so effortlessly, nevertheless walks away with the show, the epitome of the French boulevardier roué

Aug 22, 2011
  • KFedorov97 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Gigi. An amazing movie though not suitable for children younger than 12, has excellent music, excellent acting and excellent scenery! A Five-Star Movie!

Jun 06, 2011
  • grahambanks rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A wonderful musical. Reminds me of a more charming version of the unbearably long My Fair Lady but with worse music. The length of this one is much shorter and Paris has never been better.

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