List Film

Films: Leslie Caron

The L-Shaped Room

  • 1962
  • UK
  • 137 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Bryan Forbes
  • Written by: Bryan Forbes
  • Cast: Leslie Caron, Tom Bell, Brock Peters

A young pregnant French woman takes up a room in a seedy London boarding house and falls for an impoverished English writer. A sweet and affectionate drama evincing a wistful and romantic type of realism.

Gigi

  • 1958
  • US
  • 115 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
  • Cast: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan

Caron is the coquette allied to Jourdan's rake; they are watched over by an extravagantly French Chevalier and the rest of fin de siècle Paris. This is a lavish musical from the golden days of MGM, adapted from Colette's novel by Lerner and Loewe. An Oscar-winner (nine times!) in its day, it is now best remembered for…

An American In Paris

  • 1951
  • US
  • 113 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
  • Written by: Alan Jay Lerner
  • Cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch

Splendid – if sometimes garish – romantic musical, with Kelly on top form as a would-be artist kicking up a storm in 'la belle cité'.