• Ninotchka (1939)


Release Date: November 3rd, 1939

DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

A no-nonsense diplomat of the Soviet Union, Nina Ivanovna "Ninotchka" Yakushova (Greta Garbo) arrives in Paris to ensure the sale of jewels seized during the Russian Revolution. Meanwhile, carefree bachelor Count Leon d'Algout (Melvyn Douglas) attempts to intercept the valuables on behalf of their former owner, the Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire). Despite their conflicting allegiances, the icy Ninotchka soon warms to Leon's charms, reluctantly going against her better judgment.

Cast: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Sig Ruman, Felix Bressart, Alexander Granach, Bela Lugosi, Gregory Gaye

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Loew's Inc., Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Loew's Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.

Keywords: Competition, Forbidden love, Amusing, Hotel, Love, Transformation, Charming, 1930s


Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Nominated Outstanding Production
Nominated Writing (Original Story)