Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet

Year

1968

Duration

132 minutes

Genres

Drama, Romance

Language

English

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Synopsis

It may be more traditional than the famous modern version starring Leonardo DiCaprio, but this earlier adaption of Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers was just as controversially received when it was released. Not only did it streamline the action by cutting half of the play's dialogue, but - for the first time - the two leads were played by actual teenagers. The story is as engrossing and as heart breaking as ever, and there are some terrific supporting performances.

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This film contains mild sex references, moderate violence, natural nudity.

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