About

A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.

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Directed by

Ernst Lubitsch

Written by

Charles Brackett (Screenplay)
Billy Wilder (Screenplay)
Walter Reisch (Screenplay)
Melchior Lengyel (Novel)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Greta Garbo laughs!

Cast

Keywords

paris france capitalism communist capitalist jewelry istanbul fur

Photos

Lists

#549 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#255 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#40 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Billy Wilder Charles Brackett

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Greta Garbo

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Story