Top then films about luxury and love: Anna Karenina, Cleopatra, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Philadelphia Story, Il Gattopardo, Dangerous Liaisons, The Devil Wears Prada, Gone with the Wind, Roman Holiday and 55 Days at Peking. What do you think? Tell us about your personal list.
Anna Karenina. A British epic romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright in 2012 and based on the novel of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, the film reflects the luxury of Russian aristocracy and their strict social rules, which drive Anna Karenina to commit suicide.
Cleopatra. A British-American-Swiss epic drama film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz in 1963. Luxury and glamour around the beautiful queen of Egypt (Elizabeth Taylor) and her passionate love for Mark Anthony (Richard Burton).
Breakfast at Tiffany’s. An unforgettable 1961 American romantic comedy movie by Blake Edwards and based on the novel of the same name by Truman Capote. Here, Audrey Hepburn is an icon of glamour!
The Philadelphia Story. Another American romantic comedy film. It was directed by George Cukor, and starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart. Do you remember the plot? Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven married and divorced impulsively. Two years later, Tracy is about to remarry with a rich sensible man. It will be the wedding of the year! But the reporter is… Dexter!
Il Gattopardo. An Italian movie directed by Luchino Visconti and based on the novel of the same name by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Starring Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale, and handsome Alain Delon, the movie is a celebration of color, glamour and love.
Dangerous Liaisons. Directed by Stephen Frears in 1988, the movie reflects the rich and bored lives of aristocrats in Rococo France. Passion and betrayal. Glen Close plays incredible and Michelle Pfeiffer is so beautiful!
The Devil Wears Prada by David Frankel. What to say about a movie which include ‘Prada’ in its title? The movie stars Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, and Adrian Grenier.
Gone with the Wind. The legendary movie by Victor Fleming in 1939 starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, and Thomas Mitchell.
Roman Holiday. An American movie directed by William Wyler in 1953 and starring Gregory Peck, and Audrey Hepburn. Maybe one of Hollywood most sweetly romantic films.
55 Days at Peking. Historical epic film directed by Nicholas Ray in 1963, and starring Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, and David Niven. The luxury at the Chinese court contrasts with tragic moments of the Boxer Rebellion.