Biographic made-for-TV movie of the life of one of Hollywood's most famous actreses: Audrey Hepburn, spaning from her early childhood to the 1960's which details her life as Dutch overachieving ballerina, coming to grips with her parents divorce and enduring five hard years of living in Nazi occupied Holland during World War II. Audrey then settles in the USA where she tries to make it big as a movie actress and the emotional trials that follow her with it.
Her public face hid a private tragedy
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Jennifer Love Hewitt is actually an avid fan of Audrey Hepburn and admitted she found it very "scary" to be playing her idol onscreen as she was worried her portrayal would not do her justice. See more
The day Holland is liberated, Audrey was sick and almost died in the story. Later in the film she tells someone about that day and how wonderful it was to watch the movie in the middle of town to celebrate. She was too ill to get out of bed and would not have been able to attend. See more
[after receiving an Academy Award
I would like to thank my mother, who taught me to stand up straight, sit erect, use discipline with wine and sweets, and only smoke six cigarettes a day.
A four-hour version was made for foreign distribution. See more