Roman Holiday

Audrey Hepburn Marathon, part 1 of 13

Title: Roman Holiday
Year: 1953
Length: 118 minutes
Director: William Wyler
Writers: Ian McLellan Hunter & John Dighton, story by Dalton Trumbo
Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn
With: Eddie Albert, Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams, Margaret Rawlings, Tullio Carminati, Paolo Carlini, Claudio Ermelli
Music: Georges Auric
Cinematography: Henri Alekan, Franz Planer
Editing: Robert Swink
Oscars: won for Best Story, Best Actress (Hepburn) and Best Costume Design (black-and-white); nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Albert), Best Cinematography (black-and-white), Best Art Direction/Set Decoration (black-and-white) and Best Editing
I saw it: on video a couple times, most recently a couple days ago (have on DVD)
Synopsis: a journalist entertains a runaway Princess while trying to keep her unaware that he knows who she is

My reaction
Concept:0/4 (Terrible)
Story:4/4 (Great)
Characters:3/4 (Good)
Dialog:4/4 (Great)
Pacing:3/4 (Good)
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:3/4 (Good)
Acting:4/4 (Great)
Music:2/4 (Indifferent)
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great, 4/4 (Great)). Funny, cute and bursting with charm.
Objective Rating (Average):2.9/4 (Good)

[update of a previous post]

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