Dutch Girl

Audrey Hepburn and World War II

Recommended by Claudia Oltean, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #70 in Movie Biography

Twenty-five years after her passing, Audrey Hepburn remains the most beloved of all Hollywood stars, known as much for her role as UNICEF ambassador as for films like Roman Holiday and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Several biographies have chronicled her stardom, but none has covered her intense experiences through five years of Nazi occupation in the Netherlands. According to her son, Luca Dotti, “The war made my mother who she was.” Audrey Hepburn’s war included participation in the Dutch Resistance, working as a doctor’s assistant during the “Bridge Too Far” battle of Arnhem, the... more

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Claudia Oltean @UltimateBruin I love Audrey Hepburn, too. You are right @JoNosuchinsky could play her in a bio-pic. You might like the book/audio of Audrey’s harrowing World War II years in Holland, called The Dutch Girl by Robert Matzen. I found it fascinating. 😘 https://t.co/ixSbne6qkW (Source)

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