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3.3
139 Ratings

Monte Carlo

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
United States, 1930
Comedy, Musical, Romance

Synopsis

Jeanette MacDonald’s independent-minded countess leaves her foppish prince fiancé at the altar, and whisks herself away to the Riviera. Lubitsch’s follow-up to The Love Parade shows even more musical invention, and presents MacDonald at her sexily haughty best

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Monte Carlo Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Critics reviews

This is one of Lubitsch’s early operetta films and it has a lot to commend it… This is really good writing — the image of the abandoned dress — the image of the fugitive in scanties — the jokes with the discombobulated ticket man — finally, once we’re properly interested, but so entertained we hardly require an explanation, the explanation. Which element came first?
April 10, 2017
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