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An American in Paris Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

Jerry Mulligan played by Gene Kelly

Description

Jerry Mulligan is a young American who fought in France during World War II. After the War ended, Jerry decided to stay in Paris and pursue his true passion - painting. Although Jerry does not sell many paintings, he is happy living in his small apartment next to his friend, Adam. Jerry is also a favorite of the neighborhood children.

One day, while selling his paintings, Jerry meets a woman named Milo Roberts, who asks to buy two of his paintings. Jerry agrees to go with her to drop them off, and she offers to sponsor him. Milo's sponsorship, however, comes with a price: him. Though he rejects her, she comes back and begs him to let her help. Jerry eventually agrees.

Soon after meeting Milo, Jerry also meets Lise Bouvier and falls in love. Although they do...

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