Roman Holiday is a 1953 romantic comedy film directed by William Wyler. The film stars Audrey Hepburn in her breakout role as Princess Ann and Gregory Peck as an American reporter, Joe Bradley. The two encounter each other in Rome, and the movie was filmed on location in the city and at Cinecitta Studios in Rome.
In this classic tale, Princess Ann, tired of her royal duties, escapes her country's embassy in Rome for a brief, anonymous adventure. She soon crosses paths with Joe Bradley, who eventually recognizes her but keeps his knowledge a secret in hopes of getting an exclusive story. The film follows their adventures and blossoming romance through the beautiful streets of Rome.
Hepburn's performance won her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Roman Holiday is a timeless classic and an enduring favorite in the romantic comedy genre.
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