Meet Grace of Monaco

UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2014 03:49 PM IST 5 Photos
1 / 5
Grace of Monaco, which will open the Cannes Film Festival, will have Nicole Kidman playing Grace Kelly while Tim Roth will essay Prince Rainier III of Monaco.

Grace of Monaco, which will open the Cannes Film Festival, will have Nicole Kidman playing Grace Kelly while Tim Roth will essay Prince Rainier III of Monaco.

UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2014 03:49 PM IST
2 / 5
Kelly was not just a Hollywood star, but a brilliant actor who had worked with legendary directors of her time, such as Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, Charles Vidor and Fred Zinnemann

Kelly was not just a Hollywood star, but a brilliant actor who had worked with legendary directors of her time, such as Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, Charles Vidor and Fred Zinnemann

UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2014 03:49 PM IST
3 / 5
She met Prince Rainier III of Monaco (a principality within France, much like the Vatican in Italy) during the Cannes Film Festival in May 1955, when she was heading an American delegation to the glamorous annual event on the French Riviera.

She met Prince Rainier III of Monaco (a principality within France, much like the Vatican in Italy) during the Cannes Film Festival in May 1955, when she was heading an American delegation to the glamorous annual event on the French Riviera.

UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2014 03:49 PM IST
4 / 5
Within a year, the two married, and Kelly settled down to a sedate existence within the four walls of the palace.

Within a year, the two married, and Kelly settled down to a sedate existence within the four walls of the palace.

UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2014 03:49 PM IST
5 / 5
The movie trailer shows a sad princess yearning to return to all the excitement that Hollywood held, a life that kept beckoning her, urging her to return.

The movie trailer shows a sad princess yearning to return to all the excitement that Hollywood held, a life that kept beckoning her, urging her to return.

UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2014 03:49 PM IST
SHARE
Story Saved