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Roman Holiday Film Summary & Analysis

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Style and Cinematography

Roman Holiday is a strictly entertaining film. As a romantic comedy, it is flawless and completely enjoyable. Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck made a perfect Hollywood pair for this film. The original director had hoped to cast Cary Grant and Elizabeth Taylor in the roles, but the latter director decided to take a different route by casting Gregory Peck, who was looking for a great comedy role at the time and the relatively unknown Audrey Hepburn.

The style of the film is innocent and honest. Although the entire film is based on the escape of Princess Ann and the deceit in which both she and Joe engage, there is a certain honesty to this film. Hepburn brings a positive and innocent presence to both Princess Ann and the film as a whole. What could be seen as a spoiled girl running away from a charmed...

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