Laden with laughs, this classic romantic tale follows the adventures of Ann, the Crown Princess of an unspecified country, who has embarked on a much publicised journey of several European countries.
While in Rome, she finds herself unable to bear the strictly scheduled and supervised life and longs to break free. Leaving the embassy secretly, with the hopes of experiencing Rome on her own, she finds herself in the company of an expatriate American reporter, Joe Bradley.
When Joe doesn't recognise her, Ann takes on an alias, Anya Smith, and enjoys a magical adventure with him, to the extent that they both find themselves falling in love with each other. How will their respective futures unfold? Is there any possibility for a royal princess to find love with an ordinary man?
Did you know?
Audrey Hepburn won the 1953 Best Actress Academy Award for Roman Holiday (1953). On March 25th, 1954, she accepted the award from the much revered Academy president Jean Hersholt. After accepting the award, Audrey kissed him smack on the mouth, instead of the cheek, in her excitement. Minutes after accepting her 1953 Oscar, Audrey realized that she'd misplaced it. Turning quickly on the steps of the Center Theater in New York, she raced back to the ladies' room, retrieved the award, and was ready to pose for photographs. Read More