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I love Audrey Hepburn ... I'm just not sure about that new Gap commercial with her dancing - it's at once a pleasure and pretty creepy.
Definitely makes an impression, though.
She's not really in that "cult favorite" category though, where a minority of the audience think something's brilliant and the rest don't get it at all. I can't explain why I love "The Big Lebowski", but I don't see why anyone likes the Grateful Dead either.
But Audrey Hepburn doesn't seem to be one of those. She seems to genuinely be considered a Hollywood icon, and I've always felt like she had something I just wasn't seeing.
I haven't seen this commercial you've mentioned, but I'm going to take a wild guess that it won't provide an answer for me.
Not a useful fact either.
the point isn't whether you like her or not - it's that when someone is an iconic actor, who is now deceased, and they're brought back to life to sell a product - using footage they'd never created to sell a product - the point is, isn't that offensive? I was never a huge John Wayne fan (though I love some of his movies) but I found the use of his image and some of his movie footage to advertise something long after he was gone - even if it had been approved by his estate, to be in questionable taste.
I actually think the Gap ad is pretty well done, it's just... yeah, it's disturbing.
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