George Cukor

07.07.1899, New York, USA - 24.01.1983, Los Angeles, California, USA




Lust for Life (Vincente Minnelli & George Cukor, 1956)

Films by this director

Wild Is the Wind


Directed by: George Cukor

Gino (Anthony Quinn), an old widower and rancher from Nevada, brings Gioia (Anna Magnani), his deceased wife’s sister, from Italy in order to marry her. Also at the welcoming party are Gino’s daughter, brother Alberto and Ben, a young man raised by Gino as if he were his own son. Soon after the wedding Gioia feels that Gino only sees his first wife in her and becomes close to Ben. The main song in the film was performed by Johnny Mathis.

35 mm, b/w, 114 min

A Star Is Born

(USA, 1954)

Directed by: George Cukor

This film, starring Judy Garland and James Mason, is a remake of a film by the same title from 1937: Norman Maine is a movie star whose career is hitting bottom. Esther Blodgett is a young singer who saves him from an unpleasant situation. Realizing how talented she is, Norman helps Esther on her path to fame. The pair is soon married, however because of problems with his fading career, Norman starts drinking…

color, 175'

The Philadelphia Story

(USA, 1940)

Directed by: George Cukor
PHOTOGRAPHY: Joseph Ruttenberg

Ubrzo nakon udaje za naočitog C. K. Dextera Havena, bogata nasljednica iz Philadelphije Tracy Lord supruga izbaci iz kuće. Dvije godine kasnije Tracy se sprema ponovo uploviti u bračne vode, a ovog joj je puta izabranik otmjeni bogataš George Kittredge. U međuvremenu, nakon razvoda od Tracy, Dexter se zaposlio kao novinar časopisa Spy, pa kad dozna za njezinu novu udaju on s dvoje kolega odluči dan prije vjenčanja otputovati u vilu obitelji Lord te pokušati upropastiti Tracyno vjen...

b/w, 112'
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