Through Veneto to be remodeled into open-air cinema by Rome Movie Fest.
Rome’s Through Veneto, synonymous with the capital’s ‘dolce vita’ period of the Sixties, will kind 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 town and Italy’s tradition ministry, will see 600 seats made obtainable to the viewers, with admission on a first-come first-served foundation.
William Wyler’s romantic comedy, starring Audrey Hepburn as a princess and Gregory Peck as a reporter, can be screened at 21.30 towards the Aurelian Partitions on the Villa Borghese finish of the unique avenue.
The film was filmed at Cinecittà studios and on location round Rome, notably on the Spanish Steps and on the Mouth of Fact, and noticed Hepburn win an Oscar for Finest Actress in 1954.
Nearly 70 years later, vacationers visiting Rome nonetheless purchase postcards and souvenirs that includes scenes from the long-lasting movie.
For occasion particulars see Rome Movie Fest web site.