Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

DVD - 2002
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A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2002]
Edition: Special collector's ed., full screen version
Branch Call Number: DVD Roman
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in


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May 23, 2019

This movie is adorable and sweet without being saccharine.

May 19, 2019

So much better than expected. Though it contains plenty of good laughs, 'ROMAN HOLIDAY' goes well beyond comedy with its affecting conclusion. The altercation at the dance is, I think, what brought the pair closer, into something meaningful. It seems adversity is the catalyst necessary for this! A great cast, beautifully written and executed (sumptuously filmed in Rome: it's so nice when they actually go where the movie depicts). Truly classic.

Nov 11, 2017

Aw, this was so cute! I loved it! Beautiful bitter-sweet film....

Aug 26, 2017

My favourite movie ever. I could watch it again and again.

Aug 24, 2017

A European princess falls for an American reporter when he finds her asleep on a park bench, on her trying to get away from her stressful life and him deciding on either his work or possible romance. Featuring Audrey Hepburn, and Gregory Peck in this black and white drama, it won three Academy awards and a golden globe.
- @Florence of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Mar 26, 2017

Great movie and lots of humorous scenes. Loved Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn in this charming movie. Pretty tasteful compared to other Italian movies with surprise scenes.

Aug 11, 2016

Winning Oscars for costume design, writing, and best actress for a relatively unknown twenty-four-year old Audrey Hepburn, director William Wyler's wistful romantic comedy has found its way onto many "best of" lists including Steven Schneider's "1001 Movies to See Before You Die" and the American Film Institute's "Greatest Genre Films". Filmed in gauzy B&W, Wyler's bittersweet tale of improbable love revels in amour while at the same time keeping one foot firmly fixed in reality. For all his acting prowess Peck never could play a convincing romantic lead but this shortcoming is hardly noticeable as Hepburn lights up the screen with every appearance, her delicate beauty and sense of grace giving the entire project a heart of pure enchantment. Dreamy, playful, but not without a note of sadness, this is one bit of old school romance which has withstood the test of time.

Jun 14, 2016

As one that is quite skeptical of black and white movies, Roman Holiday brought me to love these movies. I'm not sure if it is the charming, easy to love character of Audrey Hepburn or just the brilliance of the story that initially brought me to love this movie. The storyline is one that all people easily fall in love with, as I believe that all people really want to see what a princess wants to do with her life! For those who still don't know whether this movie is one to watch, just remember, it's a classic and is also Blair Waldorf's favorite movie. You simply cannot go wrong with this movie.

Mar 30, 2016

One cannot praise this film enough -Hollywood at it's best

Dec 22, 2015

A beautiful princess gets away from palace life and live one day as a ordinary person. The beauty of Audrey Hepburn sets off this movie and makes it worth watching.

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Laura_X Feb 05, 2016

Princess Ann: I've never been alone with a man before, even with my dress on. With my dress off, it's MOST unusual.


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