Charade (Aws)

Starring Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, George Kennedy
Directed by Stanley Donen

Universal Home Video | March 6, 2012 | DVD

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This romantic thriller marks the first screen pairing of Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. After meeting handsome Peter Joshua at a ski resort in the French Alps, Regina Lambert -- the beautiful wife of a French businessman -- returns to Paris to discover her husband has been murdered. Fearing her own life may be in danger, Regina seeks assistance at the U.S. Embassy where she learns that her husband has had criminal dealings with former World War II agents. His old partners believe Regina knows where he hid $250,000 in gold. Just as things are getting complicated, Peter mysteriously re-appears. Now Regina's must figure out who to trust, what to reveal, and how to stay out of the line of fire.

Video Release: March 6, 2012

Studio: Universal Home Video

UPC: 025192135484

Found in: Action / Adventure, Classics, General, Mystery / Suspense, Romance / Tear Jerker

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Charade (Aws)

Starring Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, George Kennedy, James Coburn, Walter Matthau
Directed by Stanley Donen

Video Release: March 6, 2012

Studio: Universal Home Video

UPC: 025192135484


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  • Originally in English

Synopsis

This romantic thriller marks the first screen pairing of Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. After meeting handsome Peter Joshua at a ski resort in the French Alps, Regina Lambert -- the beautiful wife of a French businessman -- returns to Paris to discover her husband has been murdered. Fearing her own life may be in danger, Regina seeks assistance at the U.S. Embassy where she learns that her husband has had criminal dealings with former World War II agents. His old partners believe Regina knows where he hid $250,000 in gold. Just as things are getting complicated, Peter mysteriously re-appears. Now Regina's must figure out who to trust, what to reveal, and how to stay out of the line of fire.

Description

An innocent young Parisienne widow is aided by a handsome American stranger when a cadre of hoodlums shake her down for a supposed "fortune" belonging to her late husband. Based on the story The Unsuspecting Wife by Marc Behm and Peter Stone. Academy Award Nominations: Best Song ("Charade").

Notes

Based on the story "The Unsuspecting Wife" by Marc Behm and Peter Stone. Marc Behm's EYE OF THE BEHOLDER was made into a film in 1999.