Roman holiday (1953) : a festival of award winning films

american movie classics (contd.)-0

Friday, April 8: 5:00pm

Roman Holiday (1953)

Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert

A Film by William Wyler,113 minutes

 

Roman Holiday was nominated for ten Academy Awards, and Audrey Hepburn captured an Oscar for her portrayal of a modern-day princess rebelling against her royal obligations who explores Rome on her own. She meets Gregory Peck, an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her true identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love. Eddie Albert contributes to the fun as Pecks carefree cameraman pal. Stylishly directed by William Wyler, this romance comedy ranks as one of the most enjoyable films of all times.

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