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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Romeo and Juliet (1985, Franco Zeffirelli)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsGB
DirectorFranco Zeffirelli
Length2 hrs, 13 mins
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (excerpt(s))


A shortened version of the Zeffirelli film with teaching notes prepared by Ina Calvey. For full credits, see the entry under Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet

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

RomeoLeonard Whiting
JulietOlivia Hussey

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorFranco Zeffirelli

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell