|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
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.