Romeo and Juliet (1954) - Rotten Tomatoes

Romeo and Juliet (1954)





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This film is a satisfactory, if perfunctory, adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal tragedy. Cast as the "star cross'd lovers" this time out are Laurence Harvey and Susan Shentall. Director Renato Castellani was showered with praise for his decision to lens the story on location in Italy.


Mervyn Johns
as Friar Laurence
Bill Travers
as Benvolio
Aldo Zollo
as Mercutio
Giovanni Rota
as Prince of Verona
Lydia Sherwood
as Lady Capulet
Nietta Zocchi
as Lady Montague
Luciano Bodi
as Abraham
Thomas Nicholls
as Friar John
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All Critics (3)

Renato Castellani's classically elegant production was beautifully shot on location in Italy with jewel-bright design inspired by Renaissance paintings.

September 6, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review… opulent-looking production, edited to accent the two main characters.

May 4, 2011 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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