Romeo and Juliet Poster

Release Date: 1954

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
In this classic Shakespearean story, long-time adversarial families the Capulets and the Montagues engage in a street brawl, which results in a decree declaring that the next conflict will be punishable by death. But during an opulent masked ball, young Romeo Montague (Laurence Harvey) falls in love with Juliet Capulet (Susan Shentall). With the family feud reignited, Juliet's cousin kills Romeo's friend, Mercutio (Ubaldo Zollo), placing the young lovers in grave danger.

Cast: Laurence Harvey, Susan Shentall, Flora Robson, Mervyn Johns, Bill Travers, Sebastian Cabot, Ubaldo Zollo, John Gielgud

Director: Renato Castellani

Genres: Romance

Keywords: Revenge, Love, Murder, Rivalry, Moving, Emotional, Best friend, Deception

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Awards

Winner Golden Lion for best movie
Mostra del Cinema di Venezia (1954)
Nominated British Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954)
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954)