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Roman Holiday (1987)

Remake of the 1953 original. Princess Elysa is touring Rome, and decides to get 'out and about' away from her normal life. She meets with an American reporter and his photographer, who show... See full summary »

Director:

Noel Nosseck

Writers:

Dalton Trumbo (story), Jerrold L. Ludwig (teleplay) (as Jerry Ludwig) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Catherine Oxenberg ... Princess Elysa
Tom Conti ... Joe Bradley
Ed Begley Jr. ... Leonard Lupo
Paul Daneman Paul Daneman ... King
Eileen Atkins ... Countess
Patrick Allen ... General
Francis Matthews ... Ambassador
Shane Rimmer ... Hogan
Christopher Muncke ... Phil
Tessa Hood Tessa Hood ... Secretary
Andrew Bicknell ... Elite Guard (Squad Leader)
David Rolfe David Rolfe ... Major Domo
Filipe Ferrer Filipe Ferrer ... Dr. Bonanova (as Felipe Ferrer)
Peter Peterson Peter Peterson ... Boy Playing Guitar
Michel Rubaix Michel Rubaix ... French Reporter (as Michael Roubaix)
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Remake of the 1953 original. Princess Elysa is touring Rome, and decides to get 'out and about' away from her normal life. She meets with an American reporter and his photographer, who show her the sites. The reporter is initially more interested in a story than the Princess, but begins to fall for Her Highness... Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 December 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Princesa e o Plebeu See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisbon, Portugal See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Good, but...
11 February 2002 | by Liza-19See all my reviews

It's not a scrap on the original. Of course Audrey Hepburn's version is superior - the woman won an Oscar for it. However, this version does stay very true to the heart of the story, and is well done. There really aren't any major changes made, just the story is now in color and updated a little. It's nice to see what they did with it, perhaps a little more true to what would happen today. There's nothing spectacular about this production, but it's worthwhile. Overall, if you can only see one version, see the original.


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