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Directed by Gene Kelly
United States, 1962


A poignant comedy about a mute who befriends Nicole, the little daughter of a prostitute. Gleason shows his considerable talents as an actor without uttering a sound as he plays the bumbling, kind-hearted janitor, Gigot. Gleason wrote the original story and music for this film.

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Gigot Directed by Gene Kelly

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1963 | Nominee: Best Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment

Golden Globes (USA)

1963 | Nominee: Best Actor - Drama

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