Enthralling, fun film about love, lost love and coincidences. Beautiful vibrant colors.
My absolute favorite musical, its charm is irresistible.
The Young Girls of Rochefort (French: Les Demoiselles de Rochefort; literally "The Young Ladies of Rochefort") is a 1967 French musical film directed by Jacques Demy, starring Catherine Deneuve, her sister Françoise Dorléac, Jacques Perrin, Michel Piccoli, Danielle Darrieux, George Chakiris, Grover Dale and Gene Kelly. The choreography was by Norman Maen.
Michel Legrand composed the score. The most famous songs from this film score, which is generally less acclaimed than that for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, are "A Pair of Twins" ("Chanson des Jumelles" in French) and "You Must Believe in Spring" ("Chanson de Maxence"). The film was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Music and Score of a Musical Picture (Original or Adaptation). The film was also another big success for Demy in France with a total of 1,319,432 admissions.
The Young Girls of Rochefort takes place over the course of one weekend in the seaside town of Rochefort, where a fair is coming to the town square. The story...