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Romeo + Juliet

William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet

Directed by Baz Luhrmann
United States, 1996
Drama, Romance


Stylized film version of the Shakespeare play stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes as the titular star-crossed lovers whose families are at war with one another in the violent, modern-day city of Verona Beach.

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Romeo + Juliet Directed by Baz Luhrmann

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1997 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Academy Awards

1997 | Nominee: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

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