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William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet (1997)
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Call no.:
DVD 011 274
Title:
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
Alternate titles:
Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Originally produced:
1997
Format:
DVD
Summary:
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.
Credits:
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Bazmark production ; produced by Gabriella Martinelli and Baz Luhrmann ; screenplay by Craig Pearce & Baz Luhrmann ; directed by Baz Luhrmann.
Edition:
Music ed.
Publication:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006].
Languages:
English, French or Spanish languages; subtitled in English or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (120 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Bazmark Films (Firm)
Director(s):
Luhrmann, Baz
Screenwriter(s):
Luhrmann, Baz
Pearce, Craig
Producer(s):
Luhrmann, Baz
Martinelli, Gabriella
Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Brian Dennehy, John LeGuizamo, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Diane Venora.
Production:
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.
Notes:
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.
Subjects:
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.
Genre:
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
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Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1990s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Spoken language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
Director: Luhrmann, Baz
Actor: Danes, Claire
Actor: Dennehy, Brian
Actor: DiCaprio, Leonardo
Musical score composer: Armstrong, Craig
Musical score composer: Hooper, Nellee
Production studio: Bazmark Films (Firm)
Production studio: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action