- Original title
- Running time
- 116 min.
- United States
Alan Jay Lerner (Play: Colette)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Arthur Freed Production
Comedy. Musical. Romance | 1900s
- Synopsis / Plot
- 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.
: 9 Academy Awards, including Movie, Director, Screenplay adapt., Cinematography (color), Song, OST
: 3 Golden Globes, including Best Movie - Musical. 6 nominations
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Musical Screenplay
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Production
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated to Best Film
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