Frou-Frou (1955 film)

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Directed by Augusto Genina
Produced by Gamma Film (France)
Written by A. E. Carr
Cécil Saint-Laurent
Based on Frou-Frou
by Jacques Laurent
Starring Dany Robin
Louis de Funès
Music by Louiguy
Cinematography Henri Alekan
Edited by Augusto Genina
Distributed by Gamma Film
Release date
  • July 19, 1955 (1955-07-19) (France)
Running time
112 minutes
Country France
Language Italian
Box office $17.3 million[1]

Frou-Frou, is a French comedy film from 1955, directed by Augusto Genina, written by A. E. Carr, starring Dany Robin and Louis de Funès. The film is also known as "A Girl from Paris".[2]


Frou-Frou is a 16-year-old peddler. She comes to the attention of four gentlemen who agree on helping her to improve her situation. They teach her to behave like a lady and introduce her to the upper class. But she falls in love with an unsuccessful artist who commits suicide after he has befathered her with a daughter...



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