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This is a guest post by Kate Croston.

With a world where the most expensive, biggest explosions, largest Hollywood names are an important factor for a film to get recognized, it’s easy to look over the classics that didn’t require all those things. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) is a classic that any girl can fall in love with. Don’t let the title fool you into thinking that this is a chick flick from the 60’s. This is a lovely film based off the book by the clever author Truman Capote. It is a story about a young New York City girl slowly moving her way up through the New York City socialite scene by courting men. However, everything changes when she meets a struggling writer that becomes her neighbor. Fresh face Audrey Hepburn plays the stylish Holly Golightly and a handsome George Peppard plays writer neighbor Paul ‘Fred’ Varjack. The on screen chemistry between the two is hard to ignore. Holly is charmingly savvy and stubborn in ways and finds herself having fun with Fred. Their long bumpy road to falling in love leaves the viewer with one of the most memorable love scenes of its time. Not only is the plot enjoyable but here are three reasons you should rent it now:

Audrey Hepburn and Styling: The most iconic piece of clothing in all of history is to be said that ‘little black dress’ worn by Audrey Hepburn’s character Holly. After this film aired Hepburn became known for her stylish ways and unique beauty. The color, furniture, wardrobe in Breakfast at Tiffany’s is absolutely visually stunning. This filmy is great eye candy for those who enjoy good taste.

Mature Theme: Today’s movies are filled with rich themes of sexual escapades and happenings. But the beauty of this film is that the mature theme is done so subtly you can watch with your grandmother and not feel embarrassed. The main character, Holly Golightly is in fact a promiscuous call girl but because of the restrained character lines , you get the point without having to rate the movie an R. A brilliant and hidden seductive theme is finally a breath of fresh air against today’s over raunchy and trashy sex scenes.

Moon River: The song ‘Moon River’ is one of the most recognizable tunes in the music industry. The writers of the song wrote the song specifically for Audrey Hepburn to sing. Rumor has it that when movie producers wanted do take it out, Hepburn busted out with saying ‘over my dead body.’ The song went on to win an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s is definitely a must see, the acting is old school with carefully over dramatic line deliveries but the styling, theme and acting give it a poise that stands above other films during their time. Audrey Hepburn portray is iconic and timeless. Go rent this one today!

 

Author Bio:

Kate Croston is a freelance writer, holds a bachelors degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She writes guest posts for different sites and loves contributing home internet service related topics. Questions or comments can be sent to:  katecroston.croston09 @ gmail.com.