Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White
George Cukor (Director), Alan Jay Lerner (Screenplay)
Released: Oct. 21st, 1964
Runtime: 2 hours, 50 minutes
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Though Hepburn naturally makes quite an impression through both her rough Cockney accent and her eventual posh affectation, it is Harrison that comes across as the film's best performer as a character that does not evoke much sympathy from an audience but still makes for a fascinating character as his intentions to use Hepburn in order to prove a point are complicated by his genuine development of affection for her.
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