About

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

7.6
16
Directed by

Blake Edwards

Written by

Blake Edwards (Author)

Runtime

132 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The disguise surprise comedy of the year!

Cast

Keywords

gay paris france musical 1930s cabaret cross dresser soprano

Lists

#76 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score Henry Mancini

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design Patricia Norris