In many ways, Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a story about the human desire for companionship and love. Although Holly Golightly is an independent young woman who makes her own way in the world and refuses to let others interfere with her individuality, she also appreciates the value of human connection.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s – the 1961 film based on Truman Capote’s 1958 novella – has become more famous for its visual shorthands, its signifiers of New York chic and fashionable femininity, than its actual story or characters.
NEW YORK — More than 50 years after the Oscar-winning film “ Breakfast at Tiffany’s ” starring Audrey Hepburn came out, you can now actually have breakfast at Tiffany & Co.’s flagship store in midtown Manhattan. Last November, the Blue Box Cafe opened on the fourth floor of the iconic Fifth Avenue jewelry store.
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Holly Golightly Is a Call Girl and Other Revelations About Breakfast at Tiffany’s .
In adapting the book, George Axelrod had two main problems : Breakfast at Tiffany’s was too gay, and Holly was too sexual.
posted by zpousman at 10:49 AM on December 27, 2004. It was a polite way of being paid for spending time with people that she otherwise wouldn’t be spending the time with. I don’t think Holly was a call girl so much as she was a paid companion. Someone that makes an ugly person less ugly.
Upon its release in 1961, the Oscar-winning film Breakfast at Tiffany’s quickly became a classic , praised particularly for its star (the glamorous, gamine Audrey Hepburn) and her chic, oft-imitated style—guided by the sharp eyes of Hubert de Givenchy and legendary costume designer Edith Head.
Breakfast costs $29 and starts with coffee or tea and a croissant or fruit. Then it’s your choice of avocado toast, a buttermilk waffle, truffle eggs or smoked salmon and a bagel.
Of course, they don’t actually serve breakfast at Tiffany’s . Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly is forced to bring her own—a Danish and coffee, eaten out of a paper bag—while she gazes longingly in the jeweler’s window at a world of luxury and wealth that seem so close but forever out of reach.
Does Tiffany’s ever have sales ? No. Tiffany & Co. has never held a sale since opening in 1837. offers a discount to military members and store employees.
And it is here, at the ending , where the book and the movie differ. In the film, the cat is found and Holly’s revelation is met by a passionate kiss from Paul, the man who has always loved her, who she can finally love back, now that she understands what love and commitment are.
“ Breakfast at Tiffany’s ” was shot in Eastman color, a film stock that did not retain color like the old Technicolor films and faded over the years. 27 and 30 will see a film in its original luster thanks to a 4k digital restoration from the original negative.