In Funny Face, Edith Head recreated the Bohemian aesthetic that was the rage among intellectuals during postwar Paris. Juliette Greco and other women wore comfortable clothes in black, a look that was elevated to iconic status by Audrey Hepburn.
❦ Paris’ unseasonably rainy weather had to be worked into the script, particularly during the balloons photo shoot scene. During filming of the Paris scenes, much of the crew and cast were on edge because of riots and political violence that were gripping the city. Funny Face (1957)
“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” - Albert Schweitzer -