Plot – Gigi is the daughter of a singer but she's entrusted to her grandmother and an aunt. The two women hide a past as prostitutes and intend to start Gigi to the same profession. Although she grows up in that environment, Gigi maintains a honest and spontaneous character, until her aunt and grandmother find her a patron, Gaston Lacaille, who leads a luxurious life and doesn't feel comfortable in that world. With Gigi he can be himself and soon they fall in love. As he imagines her future as a prostitute, he asks her to marry.
All actors – Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans, John Abbott, Marie-Hélène Arnaud, Jack Ary, Daniel Aubé, Richard Bean, Cecil Beaton, Jacques Bertrand, Paul Cristo, Hubert de Lapparent, Cilly Feindt, Edwin Jerome, Corinne Marchand, Maurice Marsac, Anne-Marie Mersen, Bernard Musson, Dorothy Neumann, Jean Ozenne, Maruja Plose, Roger Saget, Pat Sheehan, Marilyn Simms, Lydia Stevens, Jack Trevan, François Valorbe, Monique van Vooren, Betty Wand, Leroy Winebrennershow all
“Gigi” Quotes 11 quotes
“Youth is the thing, Gaston. Youth. Stay close to the young and a little rubs off.”
“Without knowledge of jewelery, my dear Gigi, a woman is lost.”
“- Aunt Alicia: Love is eternal spring in an eternal garden!
- Madame Alvarez: And when eternal spring is over?”
“- Honore Lachaille: I have to tell you... your parents bore me to death.
- Gaston Lachaille: Me too.
- Honore Lachaille: But I've known them longer, so they've been boring me longer.”
“- Gigi: Do you make love all the time?
- Gaston Lachaille: I beg your pardon?
- Gigi: Do you make love all the time, Gaston?
- Gaston Lachaille: Certainly not! The only people who make love all the time are liars.”
“Marriage is not forbidden to us, but instead of getting married at once, it sometimes happens we get married at last.”
“- Madame Alvarez: How was Monte Carlo?
- Gaston Lachaille: It was a bore!
- Madame Alvarez: One has to be as rich as you are, Gaston, to be bored at Monte Carlo.”
“Bad table manners, my dear Gigi, have broken up more households than infidelity.”