Romeo and Juliet DVD
Starring Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, Milo O'Shea, Michael York, John McEnery, Roberto Bisacco, Paul Hardwick, Pat Heywood, Natasha Parry, Antonio Piefederici, Bruce Robinson, Esmeralda Ruspoli
Directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Franco Zeffirelli directs this adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy with teenagers Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey starring as the star-crossed lovers.
In Verona, Italy, the Montague and Capulet families are embroiled in a long-running feud.
When Romeo Montague (Whiting) attends a Capulet feast, he falls in love with the beautiful Juliet (Hussey), the daughter of his enemy.
Determined to be married, they ask the kindly Friar Laurence (Milo O'Shea) to perform the ceremony in secret but bloodshed and tragedy threaten the couple's future together.
The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning for Best Costume Design and Best Cinematography.
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (PG)
- EAN: 5014437178237
- Catalogue number: PHE1782
- Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment
- Release date: 30/09/2013
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour