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William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet - Region 1 DVD

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Description: Baz Luhrmann (Strictly Ballroom) takes a shot at reinventing Shakespeare's story of star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet as a visual pastiche inspired by MTV imagery, Hong Kong action-picture clichés, and Luhrmann's own taste for deliberate, gaudy excess. The result is explosive chaos, both in terms of bullets and visual sensibility, which some may find impossible to stick with for more than a few minutes. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes play the leads, though not with much distinction, while Pete Postlethwaite makes a huge impression as this movie's version of Friar Laurence. The film is successful in spots, but overall its ... (more)
Manufacturer: 20th Century Fox
Release date: 25 May 1999
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 9786305364610 UPC: 086162104213
Tags: Drama (4), Romance (4), Action (3), VHS (3), Urban (2), Shakespeare (2), Love Story (2), Anachronistic (2), DivX/avi (1), Shakesp;eare (1)
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