Genevieve (1953)

HENRY CORNELIUS

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB

United Kingdom, 1953.  .  Story and Screenplay by .  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced by Henry Cornelius.  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

Whacky, charming comedy about a cross-country race between two Brits driving their antique cars. Genevieve is the name that one of them gives his automobile, and the adventures she takes him on during his intended victory race include her breaking down many times along the way. is delightful in a supporting role in this very warm, affectionate film.

Academy Award Nomination:  Best Story and Screenplay; Best Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

Golden Globe Award Nomination:  Best Foreign Film

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