Roman Holiday Film Summary & Analysis

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Photographs

Throughout the film, Irving is constantly taking pictures of Princess Ann without her knowledge. He and Joe plan to sell the story and the pictures to the newspaper so that they can pay off their debts and enjoy the good life. The pictures are all of Princess Ann's experiences as she travels around Rome.

At the end of the film, Joe and Irving choose not to sell the story because of Joe's feelings for Ann. So, Irving takes the pictures and gives them to Ann at the press conference. Until this point, Ann has no idea that they are reporters, so she is pleased to receive the pictures back without damage to her reputation.

The photographs symbolize Ann's day of freedom. Her freedom is forever captured in the photographs and she can return to her normal life with a piece of her freedom still in hand...

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