Breakfast at Tiffany's

A certain kind of classic for a certain kind of viewer. Audrey Hepburn stars in the 1961 adaptation of the Truman Capote novel. And, boy, does she star in Breakfast at Tiffany's. George Peppard barely registers more than the wallpaper as the kept man/aspiring writer—actually gay in the novel—who hopes to win Holly Golightly's hand. Mickey Rooney stoops to racist caricature as her Japanese neighbor upstairs, but at least Patricia Neal keeps dignity intact as Peppard's lusty employer. An Oscar went to the Henry Mancini-Johnny Mercer standard-to-be, "Moon River," famously written to suit Hepburn's one-octave singing voice. (NR) BRIAN MILLER

Feb. 8-12, 7 p.m., 2013

 
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