The Young Girls of Rochefort


Dir. Jacques Demy (1967) Demy’s transcendent American-musical homage stars real-life sisters Françoise Dorléac and Catherine Deneuve as twins who dream of ditching the port town of the title for artistic glory in Paris. Gene Kelly, still foxy in his mid-50s, appears to descend from heaven, believably stirring romantic yearning in Dorléac, an actress 30 years his junior.

Sun., July 22, 8:15 p.m., 2012

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 18, 2012

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