It has beatniks, philosophy, love, and a charming Audrey character.
almost 2 years
I love Audrey Hepburn! she is so great!
over 2 years
Very beautiful dresses!
Love it! Audrey looks as lovely as ever.
Funny Face is an American musical film released in 1957 in VistaVision Technicolor, with assorted songs by George and Ira Gershwin. The film was written by Leonard Gershe and directed by Stanley Donen. It stars Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, and Kay Thompson. Photographer Richard Avedon designed the opening title sequence and consulted on the film, and Astaire played Dick Avery, a still photographer. Contrary to common belief, only four of the songs are from the 1927 Broadway musical production of the same name.
Maggie Prescott (Kay Thompson) is a fashion magazine publisher and editor, for Quality magazine, who is looking for the next big fashion trend. She wants a new look for the magazine. Maggie wants the look to be both "beautiful" and "intellectual". She and famous fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) want models who can "think as well as they look." The two brainstorm and come up with the idea to find a "sinister" looking book store in the Greenwich Village neighborhood...