• The Merchant of Venice (2004) Rating & Reviews

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  • Collins and Pacino plumb the depths of acting, of Shakespeare, of the difference between law and justice. show more

  • Pacino gives a keenly measured performance, leading an excellent British cast through their paces in a richly colorful production that should please selective audiences and adds to the list of major film adaptations of Shakespeare's work. show more

  • The film itself occasionally plods, but Pacino, tackling a tough trap of a role, raises the bar in a mesmerizing acting triumph. show more

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