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Category: Drama, RomanceNotable as: Romance FilmSub-Category: romance film, drama filmNarrative location: ItalyRuntime: 138 - 149 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United Kingdom, ItalyDirector: Franco ZeffirelliScreenwriter: Franco Brusati, Masolino D'Amico, Franco ZeffirelliBased on: Romeo and JulietMusic: Nino RotaCinematography: Pasqualino De SantisStars: Leonard Whiting, John McEnery, Olivia Hussey, Michael York, Milo O'Shea, Bruce Robinson, Richard Warwick, Robert Stephens, Pat Heywood, Paul Hardwick Producer: John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne, Anthony Havelock-AllanAwards won: Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Pasqualino De Santis)
Academy Award for Best Costume Design (Danilo Donati)
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Director (Franco Zeffirelli)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Anthony Havelock-Allan, John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne)
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Romeo and Juliet is a 1968 British-Italian romance film based on the tragic play of the same name by William Shakespeare. The film was directed and co-written by Franco Zeffirelli, and starred Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey. It won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design; it was also nominated for Best Director and Best Picture. Laurence Olivier spoke the film's prologue and epilogue and reportedly dubbed the voice of the Italian actor playing Lord Montague, but was not credited in the film. Being the most financially successful film of a Shakespeare play during that time, it was popular among teenagers partly because the film used actors who were close to the age of the characters from the original play for the first time. Several critics also welcomed the film enthusiastically.

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