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Rome in Love (2019)

TV-G | | Romance | TV Movie 27 July 2019
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A remake of "Roman Holiday" will be filmed in Rome and an unknown woman is chosen to play the lead. Once in Rome, she meets a reporter/porter/waiter/aspiring novelist, who gets the exclusive story on her. Roman romance?

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Eric Bross

Writers:

Anita Hughes (book), Judd Parkin (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Italia Ricci ... Amelia Tate
Peter Porte ... Philip Hamilton
Ross McCall ... Dominic D'Andrea
Barbara Bouchet ... Betty Richichi
Vincent Riotta ... Paolo Petruzzi
Helen Pearson ... Vivien Daniels
Isabelle Connolly ... Kathryn Tate
Anna Manuelli ... Sofia Lombardi
Jonathan Stoddard ... Jonathan Lyman
Gian Marco Tavani ... Vincent Viverito
Marco Pancrazi ... Driving Instructor
Manuel Ferrarini Manuel Ferrarini ... Enzo
Alessandro Giallocosta Alessandro Giallocosta ... Chauffeur
Cecilia Cinardi Cecilia Cinardi ... Gina
Valentina Boleto Valentina Boleto ... Make-Up Artist
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Having long forgone her aspirations to become a professional actress due to personal circumstances, Amelia Tate of Bend, Oregon, on the urging of her younger sister Kathryn Tate, applies to the worldwide open casting call for an unknown, and is offered the role of Princess Anna in the highly anticipated remake of Roman Holiday (1953) with movie star Jonathan Lyman as the male lead in the role of the journalist. Information of who has been cast as the female lead is kept under wraps until the press junket begins, and as such Amelia has to keep a low profile in Rome and on social media until that first press conference. Meanwhile, American freelance journalist Philip Hamilton, in Italy for a year working on his first novel, has to work several jobs, including hotel porter and waiter, to make ends meet. Vivien Daniels, editor of the English language magazine Vistoso, gives him the assignment of writing all about the mysterious unknown hired for the female lead in the well publicized ... Written by Huggo

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Romance

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Both Emilia's role in the upcoming movie as well as Audrey's character in Roman Holiday are referred to as "Princess Anna" instead of "Princess Ann". See more »

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References Roman Holiday (1953) See more »

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A Place We Knew
Written by Dean Lewis
Performed by Dean Lewis
Courtesy of Island Records
[Played over end credits]
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can't measure up
10 August 2019 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Kathryn Tate sees that Roman Holiday is being remade and convinces her sister Amelia (Italia Ricci) to audition. She is paired with movie star Jonathan Lyman but her identity is kept secret for the promotion. Philip Hamilton (Peter Porte) has writer's block and meets Amelia.

Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck are big stars to aspire for. The targets are too high and this movie never gets close. Ricci is a fine Hallmark actress but it's unfair to have the comparison. The guys are worst. The Rome locations are great but they're not shot that well. Most egregious is the missing Mouth of Truth. I'm guessing that they won't let Hallmark film there. Instead of being about a Roman Holiday remake, it should be a fan girl's movie odyssey. That way, it can pay homage to the classic without having to be compared to it. This could never get a sense of the old film and the media circus comes off fake. Non of this has the substance that the classic film deserves.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

27 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Coup de foudre à Rome See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Vesuvius Productions See more »
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16:9 HD
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