Romeo + Juliet
- Original title
Williams Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet aka
- Running Time
- 120 min.
- United States
- Craig Pearce & Baz Luhrmann (Play: William Shakespeare)
- Nellee Hopper & Miscellaneous
- Donald McAlpine
- 20th Century Fox
Romance. Drama | Romantic drama
- Movie groups
The Red Curtain Trilogy
| Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet
- Synopsis / Plot
- This ambitious undertaking, adapting William Shakespeare's classic tale of star-crossed lovers and setting the story in a glossy music-video style in 1990s Florida. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes play the famous lovers kept apart by rival industrialist families. Bookended by newscastsers reciting Shakespeare's prose as their copy, this clever glam updating of ROMEO AND JULIET is one of the most unusual adaptations of the Bard's work in the history of cinema. The stylish and colorful sets earned the film an Oscar nomination for art direction. John Leguizamo gives a memorable performance as a devilish Tybalt.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Art Direction
: 4 BAFTA Awards, Including Best Editing and Adapted Screenplay. 7 Nominations
: Berlin Film Festival: Silver Bear - Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), Alfred Bauer Prize
: Satellite Awards: 4 Nominations including Best Cinematography
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