In Paris, detective Claude Chavasse is hired to follow a wife suspected of infidelity with the notorious American libertine Frank Flannagan. Read More »
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Joe Bradley is a reporter for the American News Service in Rome, a job he doesn’t much like as he would rather work Read More »
Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Read More »
Green Mansions (1959) Mel Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, Lee J. Cobb, Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Venezuelan idealist flees his native land to escape a revolution. Hoping to find peace, he goes to the mountains and the forests of the Amazon. Read More »
Breakfast at Tiffanys (1961) Blake Edwards, Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Holly Golightly is a flighty Manhattan party girl, who expects “money for the powder room as well as for cab fare” for her companionship. Read More »
In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Hubert van der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent Read More »
Bloodline (1979) Terence Young, Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, James Mason, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Sam Roffe, president of a multi-national pharmaceutical corporation, is killed while mountain-climbing. Read More »
Charade (1963) Stanley Donen, Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Regina Lampert, a Paris based American, has decided to divorce her Swiss husband, Charles Lampert, because of the secrets and lies that have pervaded their marriage Read More »
Wait Until Dark (1967) Terence Young, Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Susy was recently blinded and recently married. Susy’s husband, Sam, is asked to hold a doll for a woman he doesn’t know as they get off an airplane. Read More »
Love Among Thieves (1987) Roger Young, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Wagner, Patrick Bauchau, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Caroline DuLac, a baroness and concert pianist, steals three jewel-encrusted Faberge eggs from a San Francisco museum. Read More »
The Children’s Hour (1961) William Wyler, Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Drama, Romance
Longtime friends Martha (Shirley MacLaine) and Karen (Audrey Hepburn) run a boarding school for girls. When an unruly child, Mary (Karen Balkin), is punished for lying, she concocts a story that Karen and Martha are having a lesbian relationship. When the story spreads, parents withdraw their children from the school. The women’s lawsuit for libel hits many snags when they lack witnesses to speak for them. All the stress adversely affects Karen’s engagement to Joe Cardin (James Garner).
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By 1812, Napoleon’s forces controlled much of Europe. Russia, one of the few countries still unconquered, prepares to face Napoleon’s troops together with Austria. Among the Russian soldiers are Count Nicholas Rostov and Prince Andrei Bolkonsky. Count Pierre Bezukhov, a friend of Andrei’s and self-styled intellectual who is not interested in fighting. Pierre’s life changes when his father dies, leaving him a vast inheritance. He is attracted to Natasha Rostov, Nicholas’s sister, but she is too young, so he gives in to baser desires and marries the shallow, manipulative Princess Helene. The marriage ends when Pierre discovers his wife’s true nature. Andrei is captured and later released by the French, and returns home only to watch his wife die in childbirth. Months later, Pierre and Andrei meet again. Andrei sees Natasha and falls in love, but his father will only permit the marriage if they postpone it for one year until Natasha turns 17.
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How to Steal a Million (1966) William Wyler, Audrey Hepburn, Peter O’Toole, Eli Wallach, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Nicole’s father, a legendary art collector, lends his prized Cellini Venus to a prestigious Paris museum. Unfortunately, the Venus was *not* sculpted by Cellini but by Nicole’s grandfather. (Her father is a forger as well, but his specialty is paintings.) Before tests can be done which would prove the Venus a fake, Nicole enlists the services of “society burglar” Simon Demott to steal the million dollar statue.
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Robin and Marian (1976) Richard Lester, Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Adventure, Drama, Romance
A sort of tragicomedy/adventure film, “Robin and Marian” picks up the Robin Hood legend some twenty years after most versions of the story, with Robin and his sidekick Little John returning to their old Sherwood haunts world-weary from the Crusades and their sickening brutality. They’re informed by former cohorts Friar Tuck and Will Scarlett that Maid Marian now lives at the nearby priory, where she has become an abbess. Marian greets Robin’s return with mixed feelings, but after he rescues her from his longtime enemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, who tries to arrest her on religious grounds, the two become lovers once again.
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Fashion photographer Dick Avery, in search for an intellectual backdrop for an air-headed model, expropriates a Greenwich Village bookstore. When the photo session is over the store is left in a shambles, much to salesgirl Jo Stockton’s dismay. Avery stays behind to help her clean up. Later, he examines the photos taken there and sees Jo in the background of one shot. He is intrigued by her unique appearance, as is Maggie Prescott, the editor of a leading fashion magazine. They offer Jo a modeling contract, which she reluctantly accepts only because it includes a trip to Paris. Eventually, her snobbish attitude toward the job softens, and Jo begins to enjoy the work and the company of her handsome photographer.
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