Shakespeare Series: Romeo and Juliet
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Romeo and Juliet
This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilized the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. One of the great love stories of…
Romeo and Juliet—Words, Words, Words
Shakespeare's primary tool as a playwright is words themselves as dramatic expressions of character and meaning. In Romeo and Juliet, see how Shakespeare ingeniously uses language to distinguish class and personality, and how he uses the poetic form of the sonnet in creating a sublime language of love.
Private Romeo
Set in a modern day military school, this smash hit gay adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet features hot Broadway "War Horse" actors Matt Doyle and Seth Numrich as the star-crossed lovers. An innovative must-see gay film! When eight male cadets are left behind at an isolated military high school,…
Land of Love
Part of the Series: Shakespeare in Italy
Francesco da Mosto takes to the Italian road again in search of Shakespeare in Italy. From Romeo and Juliet to the jealousy of Othello, Shakespeare used the land of love to tell his most passionate storiesabout falling in love. Needless to say, along the way Francesco adds some insights of…
Modern Love: Same Sex Marriage
Nelly and Andrea are a real life Romeo & Juliet whose forbidden love for one another tears their traditional Portuguese families apart. The girls marry despite the wishes of their parents. Today they run an unusual business called "Our Little Secret" which specializes in gay and lesbian wedding planning. But…
Shakespeare Series: Taming Of Shrew
Part of the Series: Shakespeare Series
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Seven Freckles - Sieben Sommersprossen
Caroline and Robert knew each other from when they were children. Years later, they meet again at summer camp and fall in love. But being alone together is made difficult by the rigorous daily routine at the camp. In addition, the other teenagers detest the fact that Caroline and Robert…
Shakespeare Series: King Lear
Part of the Series: Shakespeare Series
Shakespearean Drama of the Highest Quality Performed at an authentic recreation of The Globe. With performances by world famous award winning Shakespearean actors this series has recaptured the Elizabethan flavor of Shakespeare's own Globe productions by staging them just as they were seen in the 16th century. The renowned story…
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Part of the Series: Shakespeare Series
Shakespearean Drama of the Highest Quality Performed at an authentic recreation of The Globe. With performances by world famous award winning Shakespearean actors this series has recaptured the Elizabethan flavor of Shakespeare's own Globe productions by staging them just as they were seen in the 16th century. Shakespeare's keen understanding…
Discovering Franco Zeffirelli
Part of the Series: Discovering The Arts
Zeffirelli began his career as an assistant to Luchino Visconti, who was a major influence on his life, taking him into opera, theatre and film. As a director of opera in the 1950s, he became close to Maria Callas, and they worked together on 'La Traviata' in 1959 and then…
The Imaginary Friend Problem / The Promise Problem
Part of the Series: Peg + Cat
The Imaginary Friend Problem: Peg and the dinosaurs search the jungle for Cat and Minkus, his imaginary monkey. The Promise Problem: Nothing can keep Romeo and Juliet from meeting between their balconies - except maybe a dinosaur.
Romeo and Juliet—The Tools of Tragedy
Continuing with Romeo and Juliet, observe how the famous balcony scene shifts the action and sense of the play toward a new kind of character-driven tragedy. In the play's unfolding, note the role of the tension between fate and free will, and the arc of development whereby Juliet becomes a…