by Ernst Lubitsch 1h50min United States 1939
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by Ernst Lubitsch

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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  • Greta Garbo : Nina Ivanova Yakushova, dite Ninotchka
  • Melvyn Douglas : Le comte Léon d'Algout
  • Bela Lugosi : Le commissaire Razinin
  • And with: Ina Claire, Sig Rumann, Alexander Granach, Gregory Gaye, Rolfe Sedan, Edwin Maxwell, Richard Carle


  • Director Ernst Lubitsch
  • Scenario Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch
  • Original work author Melchior Lengyel
  • Photo director William Daniels
  • Set Design Edwin B. Willis
  • Costume Design Adrian
  • Sound Douglas Shearer, Conrad Kahn
  • Editing Gene Ruggiero
  • Original music Werner Richard Heymann
  • Excutive producer Ernst Lubitsch
  • Production Compagny Loew's Incorporated, Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)
  • Distributor Warner Bros.

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1939
  • Release date for France04/18/1945
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish, Russian
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