Roman Holiday

Monday, June 30
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1hr 48mins // directed by:William Wyler // featuring:Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck

One of Hollywood's greatest romantic comedies, Roman Holiday features a star-making (and Oscar-winning) turn from Audrey Hepburn, who plays a European princess looking to escape the confines of her regimented royal life.

On a diplomatic trip to Rome, Princess Anne (Hepburn) escapes her royal retainers and makes a mad dash through the Eternal City. She soon crosses paths with jaded American journalist Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck), who, knowing a hot news story when he sees one, pretends that he doesn't recognize her and offers to give her a guided tour of Rome while his photographer pal Irving (Eddie Albert) attempts to sneak a photo of the princess. Naturally, Joe hopes to get an exclusive interview, and just as naturally, ends up falling in love with her.