Audrey Hepburn was one of movies best-loved stars, blessed with beauty, talent, an elegant sophistication, and an enduring aura of youthful innocence.
LENGTH: 66 Minutes – Total Content: 103 Minutes
CATALOG #: 20360
UPC #: 6-4603203609-1
ISBN #: 1-56839-246-x
RELEASE YEAR: 2008
PRODUCER: Wombat Productions
As Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, she spoke for the world’s suffering children and families, earning an affection and admiration that only increased with news of her untimely death.
From the star herself we learn of her career, and the family and friendships that were her priority. Directors Billy Wilder, Blake Edwards and Stanley Donen, composer Henry Mancini, actors Gregory Peck, Mel Ferrer, George Peppard and Roger Moore, fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy and others, join Rob Wolders and Sean Ferrer to help complete this loving portrait. With clips from Roman Holiday, Sabrina, War and Peace, Funny Face, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Charade, My Fair Lady, Two for the Road, Robin and Marian and more.
• Audrey Hepburn: Photo Gallery
• Meet the Producers slideshow
• The Hollywood Collection Preview
• Trailers: Robert Mitchum • Ingrid • Michael Caine • Gregory Peck
Nominated for an Academy Award
“If you’re a Hepburn admirer, get the VCR ready. Feldman and Winter have done many fine star studies for TV before, but none better than this. Just what Audrey H. deserved.” -The Hollywood Reporter
“Watch it! A touching tribute to the elegant star.” -Chicago-Sun Times
“Audrey Hepburn Remembered gathers together the friends and movie moments in which her elfin form, immaculate chic and wondrous smile live on. And it demonstrates ample the adjective that sums up all her spectacular charm and graces: exquisite.” -Los Angeles Times
“As touching, as graceful and as pleasurable as its subject.”
“The 28-volume Hollywood Collection offers a comprehensive library chronicling the lives of Tinsel Town’s famed studio performers. This video chronicles the life of Hollywood’s last screen goddess. The intimate portrait of the ethereal beauty, narrated by Roger Moore, features interviews with family members and directors Billy Wilder, Stanley Donen, and Blake Edwards, as well as Henry Mancini and Gregory Peck. Video highlights include clips from Audrey Hepburn’s most memorable films: Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, My Fair Lady, and more. Other tapes in the biography series include The Hollywood Collection: Anthony Quinn — An Original, The Hollywood Collection: Gregory Peck — His Own Man, and The Hollywood Collection: Cary Grant — The Leading Man.” ~ Sally Barber, All Movie Guide
“This well made documentary includes clips from Ms Hepburn’s famous movies, as well as interviews with her artistic collaborators and friends: Billy Wilder, Gregory Peck, Mel Farrer, George Peppard, Henry Mancini, and Blake Edwards. Moreover, Audrey’s first husband, Mel Ferrer, son, Sean Ferrer, and long time companion, Rob Wolders, provide many intimate details about her personal life.
Narrated by Roger Moore, Audrey Hepburn Remembered gives a respectful but balanced biography of this popular actress. Picture, sound, color and editing are all top notch in this Emmy nominated documentary. The documentary keeps the viewers interest by its measured pace and variety of film clips and interesting interviews. It will appeal to both dedicated Hepburn fans and casual viewers.
While the documentary may be of more interest to public than academic libraries, it will still be useful to academic film programs or theater collections. I must confess that I’ve always been an Audrey Hepburn fan and this documentary is a fitting tribute to her unique talent, beauty and humanity. I highly recommend Audrey Hepburn Remembered. Highly Recommended”-Educational Media Reviews Online