An American In Paris is a grand show - a brilliant combination of Hollywood's opulence and technical wizardry with the kind of taste and creativeness that most high-budgeted musicals notoriously lack. The Technicolorful result is smart, dazzling, genuinely romantic, and as hard to resist as its George Gershwin score.
The movie's boy-meets-girl story is simple, lighthearted and peopled with thoroughly likable characters. An ex-G.I. painter (Gene Kelly), happily roughing it on the Left Bank, picks up a charming shopgirl (Leslie Caron). They fall in love.... - Time Magazine, 1951
"Reputed to be Gene Kelly's personal favourite of his own films, Vincente Minnelli's Best Picture winner is the archetypal MGM musical". - Empire Magazine
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Duration: 113 minutes
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