Lili
Lili (1953)

Based on the story by Paul Gallico, this film stars Leslie Caron as a 16-year-old waif who runs off to join a carnival. Embittered, crippled puppeteer Mel Ferrer treats Lili with contempt; only by speaking through his puppets is Ferrer able… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 10, 1953
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A vehicle for MGM's new star Leslie Caron to shine.

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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

This MGM movie is studio-system filmmaking at its most protective, and it's designed entirely to showcase Leslie Caron

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Classic love story of an orphan and the carnival.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Lelsie Caron is charming in her first Oscar nominated role as an orphan who takes with a carnival in this second-rate MGM musical (technically a melodrama with songs), which was very popular due to the Oscar-winning score, Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo."

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Fine score, Caron performance in MGM musical fantasy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Leslie Caron is back in another silly but charming musical about an orphan in a carnival. Of course we have that irritating song Hi Lili, Hi Lo here. You lose a… More