William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet (1997)
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DVD 011 274
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Baz Luhrmann's dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story is spellbinding. The setting has been moved from its Elizabethan origins to the futuristic backdrop of Verona Beach with these star-crossed lovers.
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Bazmark production ; produced by Gabriella Martinelli and Baz Luhrmann ; screenplay by Craig Pearce & Baz Luhrmann ; directed by Baz Luhrmann.
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, .
English, French or Spanish languages; subtitled in English or Spanish.
1 DVD (120 min.) : sound, color
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Bazmark Films (Firm)
Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Brian Dennehy, John LeGuizamo, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Diane Venora.
Director of photography, Donald M. McAlpine; film editor, Jill Bilcock; music, Nellee Hooper; additional score, Craig Armstrong, Marius De Vries; costume designer, Kym Barrett; production designer, Catherine Martin.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1996.
Aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Special features: Music machine feature lets the viewer jump to individual songs throughout the film; 3 audio commentaries with director Baz Luhrmann, co-composer Craig Armstrong and co-composer Marius De Vries; "'Romeo + Juliet': the music" exclusive 45-min. documentary; "The London music mix" featurette; "Journey of the songs" featurettes: "Young hearts run free," "Everybody's free," and temp music.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Film adaptations.
English drama (Tragedy).
Romeo (Fictitious character) Drama.
Juliet (Fictitious character) Drama.
Youth Italy Verona Drama.
Love Italy Verona Drama.
Conflict of generations Italy Verona Drama.
Vendetta Italy Verona Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.