Summertime 1955

by Youtube Movie Post

Summertime ~ Jane Hudson (Katharine Hepburn), a jaunty as well as attractive middle-aged secretary from Akron, Ohio, has finally made it to Venice, Italy, for her long-awaited dream vacation. Never-married Jane is a self-described “independent type” who’s content, or so she claims, to go it mostly alone, armed with her movie camera.

Jane soon discovers that even in a city as beautiful and fascinating as Venice, going it alone can still leave one feeling terribly lonely. All that is about to change, starting with a brief encounter at an outdoor café in the Piazza San Marco, where Jane draws the attention of a handsome antiques-shop owner named Renato de Rossi.

Director: David Lean   ~   Writers: Arthur Laurents, H.E. Bates
Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda, Darren McGavin, Mari Aldon

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