Funny Face

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"'S Wonderful! 'S Marvelous!"
  • NR
  • 1957
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 7.0  (27,301)

Fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) and magazine editor Maggie Prescott (Kay Thompson) are on the look out for the next big thing, something sophisticated and intellectual. To this end they find a Greenwich Village bookstore to use for a shoot. It's owned by the shy and brainy Jo Stockton (Audrey Hepburn) who dismisses the fashion world as frivolous. To distract her and get use of the store, they trick her into posing for a few photos, which when developed later on convince Avery that he has unwittingly found his fresh new face. Jo isn't interested until she learns they want her to go with them to Paris, home of her favorite philosopher, whose lectures she has been desperately wanting to attend. She agrees to model for them, and as she and Avery traverse the most romantic city in the world taking glamorous photos, the inevitable happens and they begin to develop feelings for each other despite being polar opposites. Directed by Stanley Donen, with songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Famous fashion photographer Richard Avedon provided the photos for the film, and was the inspiration for the lead role.

Funny Face
Funny Face
Funny Face

Trailer - 2 min 19 sec

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Fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) and magazine editor Maggie Prescott (Kay Thompson) are on the look out for the next big thing, something sophisticated and intellectual. To this end they find a Greenwich Village bookstore to use for a shoot. It's owned by the shy and brainy Jo Stockton (Audrey Hepburn) who dismisses the fashion world as frivolous. To distract her and get use of the store, they trick her into posing for a few photos, which when developed later on convince Avery that he has unwittingly found his fresh new face.

Jo isn't interested until she learns they want her to go with them to Paris, home of her favorite philosopher, whose lectures she has been desperately wanting to attend. She agrees to model for them, and as she and Avery traverse the most romantic city in the world taking glamorous photos, the inevitable happens and they begin to develop feelings for each other despite being polar opposites.

Directed by Stanley Donen, with songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Famous fashion photographer Richard Avedon provided the photos for the film, and was the inspiration for the lead role.

Funny Face is a 1957 music movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

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  • Release Date
    1957
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (27,301)