History Film / FunnyFace

2nd Jul '16 1:50:36 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* PimpedOutDress: Numerous exampless on of splendid late-1950s ''haute couture'', and Creator/AudreyHepburn[='=]s character is dressed, when we first see her, as the chic Hollywood version of a beatnik. In fact, this movie was one of the films that established Hepburn as a style icon.

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* PimpedOutDress: Numerous exampless examples on of splendid late-1950s ''haute couture'', couture,'' and Creator/AudreyHepburn[='=]s character is dressed, when we first see her, as the chic Hollywood version of a beatnik. In fact, this movie was one of the films that established Hepburn as a style icon.
2nd Jul '16 1:48:53 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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Maggie Prescott (Thompson) is fashion editor looking for the next big thing - trying to find something intelligent and beautiful. She and photographer Dick Avery (Astaire) search for models who "think as well as they look". They decide to take over a village bookstore to use for a photoshot, much to salegirl Jo Stockton's (Hepburn) dismay as the shop is left in a total mess.

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Maggie Prescott (Thompson) is fashion editor looking for the next big thing - trying to find something intelligent and beautiful. She and photographer Dick Avery (Astaire) search for models who "think as well as they look". look." They decide to take over a village bookstore to use for a photoshot, much to salegirl Jo Stockton's (Hepburn) dismay as the shop is left in a total mess.



* AffectionateParody: Of 1950s high-fashion magazines, especially ''Vogue'' and ''Harper's Bazaar'', and fashion photographers. This produces a CrowningMomentOfFunny early in the film, when Fred Astaire (playing the fashion photographer) and his crew totally disrupt Jo Stockton's [Hepburn] Greenwich Village bookshop for a magazine shoot.

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* AffectionateParody: Of 1950s high-fashion magazines, especially ''Vogue'' and ''Harper's Bazaar'', Bazaar,'' and fashion photographers. This produces a CrowningMomentOfFunny early in the film, when Fred Astaire (playing the fashion photographer) and his crew totally disrupt Jo Stockton's [Hepburn] Greenwich Village bookshop for a magazine shoot.



* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated for the ''characters'', Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.

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* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated for the ''characters'', ''characters,'' Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.
11th Jan '16 8:36:01 AM Prfnoff
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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Kay Thompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Stanley Donen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').

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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Kay Thompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Stanley Donen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').
''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers''), based InNameOnly on a 1927 Broadway musical that also starred Fred Astaire.
5th Dec '15 2:07:41 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she take the trip to Paris, but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.

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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she can take the a trip to Paris, but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.
15th Apr '15 9:48:18 AM jayoungr
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* {{Beatnik}}s

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* {{Beatnik}}s{{Beatnik}}s: In all the places where Jo hangs out.



* FashionMagazine

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* FashionMagazineFashionMagazine: The backdrop.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmedNoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Dick Avery is based on photographer Richard Avedon, who served as a creative consultant on the film and actually took the photographs featured in it.



* SheCleansUpNicely

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* SheCleansUpNicelySheCleansUpNicely: The whole premise.
15th Apr '15 6:52:29 AM jayoungr
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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she take the trip to Paris but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.

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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she take the trip to Paris Paris, but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.


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* FashionMagazine
8th Apr '15 6:49:53 AM jayoungr
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** Subverted with Marion, the model who is fruitlessly ''trying'' to look brainy in the bookstore shoot.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: NoCelebritiesWereHarmed
28th Aug '14 10:04:58 PM allboyband
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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Creator/KayThompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Creator/StanleyDonen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').

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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Creator/KayThompson Kay Thompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Creator/StanleyDonen Stanley Donen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').



* InNameOnly: The film shares a title, four songs (not including the originally CutSong), music composers (Music/{{George| Gershwin}} and Ira Gershwin), and [[Creator/FredAstaire the leading man]] with the original stage musical. The plot, however, has nothing to do with it.



* PimpedOutDress: Numerous examples of splendid late-1950s ''haute couture'', and Creator/AudreyHepburn[='=]s character is dressed, when we first see her, as the chic Hollywood version of a beatnik. In fact, this movie was one of the films that established Hepburn as a style icon.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
* PimpedOutDress: Numerous examples exampless on of splendid late-1950s ''haute couture'', and Creator/AudreyHepburn[='=]s character is dressed, when we first see her, as the chic Hollywood version of a beatnik. In fact, this movie was one of the films that established Hepburn as a style icon.


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* RemakeCameo: Creator/FredAstaire starred in the original stage version of ''Funny Face'' in [[TheTwenties 30 years prior.]] The show went through numerous rewrites and a name change (from ''Smarty''), and the film version [[InNameOnly has a completely different plot]].
1st Aug '14 5:18:47 PM Glasender
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* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated, Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.

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* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated, stated for the ''characters'', Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.
1st Aug '14 5:17:39 PM Glasender
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* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated, Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.
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