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The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Steven Robman

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Marsha Norman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Audrey Hepburn
Frances Fisher ... Ella van Heemstra
Keir Dullea ... Joseph Hepburn
Gabriel Macht ... William Holden
Peter Giles ... James Hanson
Emmy Rossum ... Young Audrey Hepburn (ages 12-16)
Eric McCormack ... Mel Ferrer
Seana Kofoed ... Kay Kendall
Michael J. Burg ... Truman Capote
Stéphane Archambault ... Marcel
Joan Copeland ... Cathleen Nesbitt
Marcel Jeannin ... Givenchy
Adam MacDonald ... Nick Dana
Mark Camacho ... Tiffany's Cab Driver
Sarah Hyland ... Audrey Hepburn (at 8 years old)
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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. Written by Matthew Patay

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The dazzling true story of one of Hollywood's great icons See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for a scene of violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Like Audrey Hepburn herself, Jennifer Love Hewitt is also an ambassador for the charity UNICEF, Jennifer has always admired Audrey and considered it a great honour to follow in her footsteps. See more »

Goofs

When Audrey receives the letter from his fatter at the hospital she starts reading the letter on the back instead of swifting it to the front. Then in the next shot she holds the letter correctly. See more »

Quotes

Truman Capote: [Watching Audrey continually fail to eat the breakfast pastry - in front of Tiffany and Co] See why I didn't want Hepburn for this? She can't eat. Marilyn Monroe is who I wanted. Marilyn Monroe knows how to eat.
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Alternate Versions

A four-hour version was made for foreign distribution. See more »

Connections

References From Here to Eternity (1953) See more »

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Doomed from the start
29 January 2003 | by chris-1000See all my reviews

Well, it's no surprise that this movie has gotten so many bad reviews. It was never going to be great. Jennifer Love Hewitt could never be Audrey Hepburn. We all know this. That being said, many of us who hated the movie have offered suggestions of who would have been better. Some say Natalie Portman, some say Winona Ryder. Many suggested actresses who looked more like Audrey Hepburn. I disagree.

Here's the deal: Audrey Hepburn had a style, grace, charm and elegance without equal. She had a talent and a screen presence like no other. She was a gifted actress who gave up showbiz and dedicated her life to UNICEF and helping children across the world. She had a rare beauty both outside and in. Who could play Audrey Hepburn? No one.


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Release Date:

27 March 2000 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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