When the now famous "star crossed lovers" of two enemy families meet, forbidden love ensues.

Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet was unique in its day for casting children in the play's pivotal roles. Seventeen-year-old Leonard Whiting and 15-year-old Olivia Hussey play the titular pair, the Bard's star-crossed lovers who defy a running feud between their families in order to be together in love.

Leonard Whiting as Romeo
Olivia Hussey as Juliet
John McEnery as Mercutio
Milo O'Shea as Friar Laurence
Pat Heywood as The Nurse
Robert Stephens as The Prince of Verona
Michael York as Tybalt
Bruce Robinson as Benvolio
Paul Hardwick as Lord Capulet
Natasha Parry as Lady Capulet
Antonio Pierfederici as Lord Montague
Esmeralda Ruspoli as Lady Montague
Roberto Bisacco as Lord Paris
Roy Holder as Peter
Keith Skinner as Balthazar

Certificate PG
Running Time 132 minutes
Region 2
Main Language English
Subtitles English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, German, Turkish, French, Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Castillian
Release Date 30/09/2013

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