Bellissima! Audrey Hepburn was simply incomparable. Her sublime ethereal beauty is enchanting, and it seemed to illuminate Roman Holiday even more than Breakfast at Tiffany's. Apart from Hepburn's magical... Read moreaura, though, the film itself was very well put-together. Peck's restrained, slightly self-deprecating performance was spot-on, and the ending was, very surprisingly, absolutely perfect. The only sad thing about this movie is that it reminds me of what we lost when we lost Audrey Hepburn.
Audrey Hepburn at her Oscar-winning best in an immortal comedy-romance!
Roman Holiday was nominated for ten Academy Awards., and Audrey Hepburn captured an Oscar. for her portrayal of a modern-day princess, rebelling against the 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 Peck's carefree cameraman pal. Stylishly directed by William Wyler, this romantic comedy ranks as one of the most enjoyable films of all times.