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Funny Girl

Funny Girl
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Original title
Funny Girl
Year
1968
Running Time
155 min.
Country
 United States
Director
William Wyler
Screenwriter
Isobel Leonnart
Music
Jule Styne, Bob Merrill (Songs: Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
Cinematography
Harry Stradling
Cast
Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis, Walter Pidgeon, Gerald Mohr, Lee Allen
Production Co.
Columbia Pictures / Rastar Productions
Genre
Musical. Drama. Romance | Biography. Stage Play
Synopsis / Plot
In FUNNY GIRL, the highly fictionalized musical biopic, Barbara Streisand makes her film debut in a reprisal of her Broadway role as Ziegfeld star Fanny Brice. Brice, a poor Jewish girl from New York's Lower East Side, rose to fame and won audience's hearts everywhere with her comic antics and powerful singing. Unfortunately, she had far less success in her personal life, and the film focuses on her doomed romance with her first husband, gambler Nicky Arnstein.
Awards
1968: Oscar: Best Actress (Ex-aequo: Barbra Streisand). 8 Nominations
1968: Golden Globes: Best Actress- Musical/Comedy (Streisand). 4 Nominations
1968: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actress (Barbra Streisand)
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