Summary Of The Movie 'Breakfast At Tiffany's'

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Mise-en-scène of the movie ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ (1961) By: Riddhi Jain MAJ-Semester 3 Roll no: 16MA1MC040 Subject: Film Studies To: Subhash Rao Plot: Early one morning, a taxi pulls up at Tiffany & Co. on Fifth Avenue in New York City, from which elegantly dressed Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) emerges. After looking into the shop 's windows, she strolls home. Outside her apartment, she fends off her date from the disastrous night before. Inside the apartment building, Holly can 't find her keys so she buzzes her landlord, Mr. Yunioshi (Mickey Rooney), who begrudgingly lets her in. Later, she is awakened by new neighbour Paul Varjak (George Peppard), who rings her doorbell to get into the building. The pair chat as she dresses to leave for her weekly visit to Sally Tomato (Alan Reed), a mobster incarcerated at Sing Sing prison. Tomato 's lawyer, O 'Shaughnessy, pays her $100 a week to deliver "the weather report". Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly As she is leaving for Sing Sing, Holly is introduced to Paul 's "decorator", wealthy older woman Emily Eustace Failenson (Patricia Neal), whom Paul nicknames "2E". That night, Holly goes out onto the fire escape to elude an over-eager date (Mel Blanc). She peeks into Paul 's apartment and sees 2E leaving money and kissing Paul goodbye. After 2E leaves, Holly enters Paul 's apartment and learns that he is a writer who has not had anything published since a book five years before. Holly, in turn, explains that she is
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