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R| 2 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
In 16th-century Venice, Bassanio (Joseph Fiennes) hopes to wed Portia (Lynn Collins). But to have a chance at winning her hand in marriage, he needs to have a lot of money -- a critical resource he lacks. And because Bassanio's rich friend Antonio (Jeremy Irons) is unable to help, he's forced to make a deadly deal with pitiless moneylender Shylock (Al Pacino). Bassanio will get his money -- and without paying interest. If he doesn't pay it back, however, he will owe Shylock a pound of his flesh.

Cast: Al Pacino , Jeremy Irons , Joseph Fiennes , Lynn Collins , Zuleikha Robinson , Kris Marshall , Charlie Cox , Heather Goldenhersh

Director: Michael Radford

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Release Date: December 29th, 2004|2 hr. 11 min.

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