Romeo and Juliet (1954)


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Generally forgotten today, Romeo and Juliet is a satisfactory, if perfunctory, adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal tragedy. Cast as the "star cross'd lovers" this time out are Laurence Harvey, who's quite good, and Susan Shentall, who isn't. Whether or not Shentall would have improved with experience is a moot point, since she retired from the screen to get married soon afterward. Director Renato Castellani was showered with praise for his decision to lens the story on location in Italy. Less … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Classics
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On DVD: Apr 26, 2011
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as Friar Laurence

as Benvolio

as Mercutio

as Lady Capulet

as Lady Montague

as Chorus
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic opulent-looking production, edited to accent the two main characters.

Full Review… | May 4, 2011
Movie Metropolis

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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