Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Romeo and Juliet (1977, Rudolph Nureyev)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsItaly
DirectorRudolph Nureyev
Length2 hrs, 8 mins
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (ballet)


A ballet performance at the famed La Scala Opera

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastMargot Fonteyn
CastCarla Fracci
CastRudolph Nureyev

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorRudolph Nureyev

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell