William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet

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Baz Luhrmann, 120 mins, USA, 1996, 35mm. Source: Twentieth Century Fox

romeo + juliet
Romeo + Juliet: Leo Di Caprio as Romeo
In anticipation of Baz Luhrmann's Australia, we take a fond look back at one of his most memorable works.

Starring a pre-Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio as Romeo and Claire Danes as Juliet, Luhrmann gave the Bard's best-known work a Strictly Ballroom makeover.

Setting the story in Verona Beach, his restless, post-modern interpretation of the ultimate teen romance never lets up. With Lurhmann's now legendary colourful sets, it more than earned its Oscar nomination for best Art Direction.

Dates   Sat 1 Nov 2008, 4pm
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