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15 Ratings

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by Renato Castellani
United Kingdom, Italy, 1954
Drama, Romance


In Shakespeare’s classic play, the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry.

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Romeo and Juliet Directed by Renato Castellani

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1954 | Winner: Golden Lion

National Board of Review

1954 | 3 wins including: Best Director

BAFTA Awards

1955 | 3 nominations including: Best British Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1954 | 2nd place: Best Director

1954 | 3rd place: Best Film

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