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  1. Funny Face [Blu-ray]
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  2. Funny Face [Blu-ray]

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    Customer Ratings (376 reviews)
    Price R1012.00

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Sweden released, Blu-Ray/Region A/B/C : it WILL NOT play on regular DVD player. You need Blu-Ray DVD player to view this Blu-Ray DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), English ( Dolby TrueHD ), French ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), German ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), Italian ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), Japanese ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), Spanish ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), Danish ( Subtitles ), Dutch ( Subtitles ), English ( Subtitles ), Finnish ( Subtitles ), French ( Subtitles ), German ( Subtitles ), Italian ( Subtitles ), Japanese ( Subtitles ), Norwegian ( Subtitles ), Spanish ( Subtitles ), Swedish ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Photographer Richard Avedon was both a visual consultant on Funny Face and the inspiration for Astaire's debonair character in Donen's charming Pygmalion tale of an intellectually-minded shop girl transformed into a glamorous fashion model by Astaire and a Diana Vreeland-esque magazine editor - played by the irrepressible Kay Thompson, who gleefully steals her every scene. The purest expression of Donen's inimitable musical style, Funny Face is simultaneously joyful and elegant, sentimental and funny, lavish and restrained. The film's expressive color palette, stunning widescreen compositions and wonderfully evocative set design culminate in a giddy montage sequence of the transformed Hepburn modeling Givenchy's latest styles across a dream-like Paris. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: Cannes Film Festival, Oscar Academy Awards, ...Funny Face

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Specifications

Country
USA
AudienceRating
Unrated (Not Rated)
Binding
Blu-ray
Director
Stanley Donen
Feature
Funny Face
Label
Paramount
Manufacturer
Paramount
NumberOfDiscs
1
NumberOfItems
1
Publisher
Paramount
RegionCode
0
Studio
Paramount
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Audrey Hepburn singing and dancing with Fred Astair makes this a very fun movie to watch and enjoy. It's a musical comedy with a nice love story to keep the movie going. Unlike My Fair Lady, Audrey Hepburn does her own singing. Her dance routine in the night club is energetic and stylish and seems very contemporary. You might see a similar dance routine on the AMA's or Oscars. Most of the movie takes place in Paris. There are great scenes of the city as he action moves through he city and showcases many of the famous landmarks known all over the world. The story itself is a bit improbable, but it is a musical comedy and not meant to be realistic. The colors are vibrant and the dance numbers are fun to watch. If you want to watch a light funny movie, this is a good one to watch. There are very few actresses today equal to Audrey Hepburn. She survived the Nazi occupation of Holland, worked for the Dutch Resistance and at the height of her career, she left to join UNICEF and... Read more
A very good musical with Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn romancing each other. It's excellent until about the mid-way mark. Then, with "He Loves and She Loves," it becomes obvious that Astaire is way too old for this. In that number, he looks like Hepburn's grandfather! (The traveling shot where he walks her over to the tree while singing should have been retaken with Hepburn in front of him.) The movie sort of disintegrates into bits and pieces after that number. (Their spat is routine. "Clap Yo' Hands" doesn't really work on a plot level. Etc.) Things start to recover with the humorous Astaire-Flostre confrontation, and the film ends strong with "'S Wonderful."

What makes the movie is Hepburn's performance. Her singing is terrible, but her sincerity and emotion supercharge every scene she's in. Her acting lifts the movie up high. It must be said that Astaire's acting (in the first half) in unusually good. He is completely convincing as a... Read more
Funny Face is another Audrey Hepburn classic, here with Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson and the beautiful city of Paris. Audrey plays Jo Stockton, a bookshop keeper's assistant in New York who suddenly gets surprise when a photographer for a fashion magazine comes in and takes over the shop for a photo shoot. The photographer, Fred Astaire notices her in the library, different from the other models. He talks his boss (Kay Thompson) into getting Jo into the magazine as a model herself. They sweep her off to Paris to model for a designer and after a whirlwind transformation she's running around the famous landmarks of the city taking pictures. Fred and Kay to do not know however, that she has an ulterior motive to be there- she wants to discuss philosophy with a professor... and has little interest in modeling. This film is a bright and happy musical with beautiful dance numbers and was shot on location in Paris itself for most of the outdoor shots and the "Bonjour Paris" number. A... Read more
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