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Monaco royals denounce Grace Kelly movie as 'pure fiction'

Published on Jan 17, 2013 5:53 AM
 

MONACO (AFP) - Prince Albert of Monaco and his sisters have denounced a new biographical film starring Nicole Kidman as their mother Grace Kelly as "glamourised" and "pure fiction."

In a statement, Prince Albert II and Princesses Caroline and Stephanie said the film's script did not accurately portray events involving their mother, the Hollywood actress who married Monaco's Prince Rainier III in 1956.

"It tells a story, rewritten and unnecessarily glamourised... containing significant historical inaccuracies and a series of purely fictional scenes," the royals said in a statement.

The statement said the royal family had been granted access to the script and requested several changes, but the requests were not taken into account.

 
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