This quirky comedy revolves around the experiences of struggling writer Paul Varjak, who moves into a New York apartment building and becomes intrigued by his pretty, quirky neighbor Holly Golightly.
Holly's lifestyle confuses and fascinates Paul; in public she flits through parties with a sexy, sophisticated air, but when they're alone she changes into a sweetly vulnerable bundle of neuroses. However, when it is publicly revealed that Holly has been innocently carrying illegal information, she gets into a whole lot of trouble. Can Paul help Holly out of her anger and convince her to stay with him before she decides to move to Brazil for good?
Did you know?
Author Truman Capote envisioned Marilyn Monroe in the part of Holly Golightly. Monroe was originally cast as Golightly, but her drama coach, Lee Strasberg, told her that playing a call-girl was not good for her image. The film went on to be a huge success, with Monroe's replacement Audrey Hepburn receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. Read More