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Rome to display Roman Vacation on Through Veneto

Through Veneto to be reworked into open-air cinema by Rome Movie Fest.

Rome’s Through Veneto, synonymous with the capital’s ‘dolce vita‘ period of the Nineteen Sixties, will type the backdrop to an outside screening of the restored model of the 1953 basic Roman Vacation on Sunday 24 July.

The free occasion, organised by Rome Movie Fest with the assist of the town and Italy’s tradition ministry, will see nearly 700 seats made obtainable to the viewers, with admission on a first-come first-served foundation.

The occasion will start at 21.15 with a live performance of movie scores, together with music from motion pictures resembling Il Postino and La vita è  bella, with the Vespa Piaggio from Roman Vacation on the stage beside the orchestra.

Following a phrase of welcome from Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri, the film might be screened towards the Aurelian Partitions on the Villa Borghese finish of the unique avenue.

William Wyler‘s romantic comedy, starring Audrey Hepburn as a princess and Gregory Peck as a reporter, was filmed in Rome 70 years in the past, in the course of the summer time of 1952. 

The film was filmed at Cinecittà studios and on location round Rome in 1952, notably on the Spanish Steps and the Mouth of Fact, and noticed Hepburn win an Oscar for Greatest Actress in 1954.

Seven many years later, vacationers visiting Rome nonetheless purchase postcards and souvenirs that includes scenes from the long-lasting movie.

For full occasion particulars see Rome Movie Fest web site.



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