A wonderful article about one of my favorite films and I adore Audrey Hepburn
A girl leaps from the bed and runs to the window. Outside people dance in the warm Italian night as she watches, filled with longing to join them. She may be a princess, but her royal duties bind her; her capacious and ornate room is a prison cell. We see a close up of her face; her large, dark eyes are filled with hope and desire. Her dark hair cascades down her shoulders. She is not just a princess, she is a star. She is Audrey Hepburn.
In 1953, Roman Holiday introduced the world to a captivating young actress. Aged just 24, Hepburn’s charming, funny and enchanting performance won her an Oscar for Best Actress as well as critical and audience adoration – eclipsing even Hollywood royalty in the form of director William Wyler and co-star Gregory Peck. However, Roman Holiday’s journey to the screen bears a closer resemblance…
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