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An American in Paris
 
 
Directed by Vincente Minnelli, USA 1951
113 mins. English dialogue
 
Summary:
 
Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.  A classic MGM Musical which won the 1951 Best Picture Oscar.
 
What the Critics say:
 
"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."  (Time Magazine)

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