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Monaco royals miffed over Princess Grace film

PARIS (AP) -- Monaco's royal family has criticized a feature film about the late Princess Grace, saying it presents a glamorized and inaccurate view of her life.

Prince Albert and his sisters, Princess Stephanie and Princess Caroline, issued a statement saying the film about their mother -- the former Grace Kelly -- contained major historical inaccuracies and "purely fictional scenes."

Bing: Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly

The royals rebuffed a report in Paris Match magazine claiming the palace supported the film, "Grace of Monaco."

The movie stars Nicole Kidman as the Hollywood icon who married Monaco's Prince Rainier II in 1956. The princess died in 1982, aged 52.

The statement said the family had "absolutely no association" with the film, and said the filmmakers had ignored the palace's requests for changes to the script.

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Jan 17, 2013 2:39PM
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I love Grace Kelly!  Grace always looks like a princess all her life.  She is the most beautiful, gracious and elegant actress ever!  No one could ever replace her!  The one and only Grace Kelly!  
Jan 17, 2013 2:48PM
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It might have been nice to consult the Princess Grace's family about the film.  No wonder they want nothing to do with it.  I'm from Philly and so was the princess and she's one of the best Philly ever produced!
Jan 17, 2013 2:58PM
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Ms. Kidman as Grace Kelly? There is no way anyone could be the Princess, let alone Kidman. However, her children should realize she belonged to America too. We knew and loved her before she was Princess Grace. It was only a matter of time before someone would do a movie about her. They should take it as a tribute to their  beautiful mother from the Hollywood who adored her.
Jan 17, 2013 2:42PM
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I love Grace Kelly.  Grace is the most beautiful, gracious and elegant actress ever!  No one could ever replace her!  The one and only Grace Kelly, period!

Jan 17, 2013 3:10PM
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if they want to make a movie it should be on true facts and if the family was willing to give correct information they should have gotten it, i wouldn't want to see the movie and it's all speculation, you want to make a movie on her it should be the facts of her life not made up ones
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