An American in Paris

Opening Date:

January 1, 1951

Cast:

Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Gu├ętary, Nina Foch

Director:

Vincente Minnelli

Genre:

Musical, Romance

Run Time:

1 hr. 53 min.

MPAA Rating:

NR

Synopsis:

Gerry (Gene Kelly) is an American expatriate painter in post-WWII Paris. Struggling to find success in both art and love, his life is turned upside down when he meets and falls in love with Lise (Leslie Caron). This lavish musical won the Best Picture Oscar in 1951 with its straightforward story, gorgeous dance sequences, and beautiful, frequently melancholic Gershwin score.