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Gigi / MGM presents ; an Arthur Freed production ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

Format Video (Blu-ray)
Edition[Blu-ray version, Widescreen format].
Publication InfoBurbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2008.
Description1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorCaron, Leslie.
Other author/creatorChevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972.
Other author/creatorJourdan, Louis.
Other author/creatorGingold, Hermione, 1897-1987.
Other author/creatorGabor, Eva, 1921-1995.
Other author/creatorBergerac, Jacques, 1927-
Other author/creatorJeans, Isabel, 1891-1985.
Other author/creatorLerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986.
Other author/creatorMinnelli, Vincente.
Other author/creatorLoewe, Frederick, 1901-1988.
Other author/creatorColette, 1873-1954. Gigi.
Other author/creatorWarner Home Video (Firm)
Other author/creatorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Uniform titleGigi (Motion picture)
Abstract Gaston is weary of the conventions of society. He is a rich playboy and is the scion of a wealthy Parisian family who wants to find emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society. He seeks refuge with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi. She is a youthful courtesan-in-training. When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt urge the pair to act out their roles. But a surprise twist happens when the platonic relationship turns into something more.
General noteTitle and credits from container.
General noteBased on the novel by Colette.
General noteOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
General noteSpecial features: Commentary by historian Jeanine Basinger with Leslie Caron; "Thank heaven! The making of Gigi:" new documentary about the turbulent creation of a musical classic featuring Leslie Caron and Vincente Minnelli (in HD); new digital transfer from restored picture and audio elements; 1949 nonmusical first screen version of Gigi, starring Danièle Delorme in the title role and directed by Jacqueline Audry (in French with English subtitles); vintage short "The million dollar nickel;" classic CinemaScope cartoon "The vanishing duck;" theatrical trailer.
CreditsMusic by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; costumes, scenery & production design by Cecil Beaton.
Cast Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Technical detailsBlu-ray; 1080p High Definition; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround in English; 5.1 Dolby Digital in English; Dolby digital 1.0 in French, Spanish, German, and Italian.
Technical detailsThis Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Terms of useThis Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
LanguageSoundtrack in English, French, Spanish (both Castilian and Latin), German, and Italian; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, and Swedish.
LanguageSubtitled in English, German, and Italian for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formRomance films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formRomance films.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formFeature films.
UPC 883929020447
Publisher number1000038937 Warner Home Video (container)
Publisher number3000018250 Warner Home Video (container)
Publisher number2000004546 Warner Home Video (disc)
Stock numberMidwest Tape

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