Roman Holiday is a American romantic comedy film directed and produced by William Wyler. It stars Gregory Peck as a reporter and Audrey Hepburn as a royal princess out to see Rome on her own. Hepburn won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance; the screenplay and costume design also won. Comedy Photos. Eddie Albert in Roman Holiday () Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday () .. Roman Holiday is simple and delightful film about a young princess of some unnamed European country who gets tired of her programmed routine and wants a break from it. In Rome. 8 Feb But Roman Holiday introduced it to an international audience, and did so in a manner so appealing that all the money Vespa had could never have bought such advertising. Not only does the movie show a beautiful woman and one of the world's most beloved actors having the time of their lives as they ride.
Movie Info. Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Paramount Pictures are delighted to bring the American romantic-comedy classic, Roman Holiday, back to the big screen in cinemas nationwide for a special two-night event on Sunday, November 29 and Tuesday, December 1. Starring Gregory Peck and Audrey. Immaculately directed by William Wyler, and written and played with style and grace, this is a film to treasure, both for its endearing action and marvellous performances. Full Review | Original Score: 5/5. Philip French · Observer (UK). July 21, Only the big screen can do justice to its scintillating monochrome images. Roman Holiday () is a delightful, captivating fairy-tale romance shot entirely on location in Rome, and produced and directed by one of Hollywood's most skillful, distinguished, professional and eminent directors - William Wyler. The film's bittersweet story is a charming romantic-comedy, a kind of Cinderella storybook.
Audiences are invited to fall in love again with the film that sent Audrey Hepburn's star soaring. But far from just being one of the best romantic comedies of all time – a claim that can be confidently made in this case – Roman Holiday is a giddy valentine to Rome.