Liv Tyler Stars in “Stealing Beauty” on Romance Classics This August

BETHPAGE, NY, June 28, 2000 — Romance Classics presents the premiere of the charming coming-of-age film, “Stealing Beauty,” on Saturday, August 26 at 9:00 p.m. (eastern). The film stars Liv Tyler, Joseph Fiennes and Jeremy Irons and was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.

Liv Tyler stars as Lucy Harmon, a virginal teenager who is spending the summer abroad at a villa in Tuscany with family and friends following her mother’s suicide. Lucy is determined to discover the identity of her biological father, resolve the mystery of her mother’s diary and to rekindle a romance that began during her last visit with the handsome Niccolo Donati (Roberto Zibetti). Lucy is left at the mercy of her deceased mother’s artistic expatriate friends who can’t contain their wild curiosity about her. She forms a friendship with a dying man (Jeremy Irons) who finds his life renewed by the young visitor. During her stay at the villa, Lucy discovers her own independence while touching the lives of those around her.

Romance Classics, a network from AMC, features popular movies and entertainment for women. The network’s programming lineup features original lifestyle and entertainment series, as well as biographies of inspiring women.


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