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    Unique ID Code: 0000041099
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    Added on: 21/10/2002 01:46
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    Romeo & Juliet: Special Edition (UK)

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    My only love sprung from my only hate
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 115 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Baz Luhrmann`s dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare`s classic love story is spellbinding. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes portray Romeo and Juliet, the youthful star-crossed lovers of the past. But the setting has been moved from its Elizabethan origins to the futuristic urban backdrop of the Verona Beach.

    This brilliant and contemporary retelling of the world`s most tragic love affair makes this wildly investive "Romeo + Juliet" unforgettable.

    Special Features:
    Audio Commentary by Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Craig Pearce, and Donald McAlpine
    Director`s Gallery - six video segments
    Cinematographer`s Gallery - six video segments
    Design Gallery Interviews - seven video segments
    Two Music Videos - "Young Hearts" and "Kissing You"
    TV Spots
    Original Theatrical Trailer
    Stills Gallery
    Interactive Menu
    Scene Access

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Baz Luhrmann

    Written By:

    Claire Danes
    Edwina Moore
    Leonardo DiCaprio
    Zak Orth

    Casting By:
    David Rubin

    Soundtrack By:
    Nellee Hooper
    Gary S. Scott
    Craig Armstrong
    Marius De Vries

    Music From:
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Richard Wagner

    Director of Photography:
    Donald McAlpine

    Jill Bilcock

    Costume Designer:
    Kym Barrett

    Production Designer:
    Catherine Martin

    Catherine Martin
    Gabriella Martinelli
    Jill Bilcock
    Martin Brown
    Baz Luhrmann

    Twentieth Century Fox

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    8 / 10
    I`m not one for chick flicks or Director Baz Luhrman, but this film stands out visually and has found a nice spot on my shelf next to Pulp Fiction. The film is visaully moving and on DVD it`s even better. The commentary by Luhrman and co is also quite entertaining. Overall a good strong package from Fox yet again.
    posted by verhoeven on 9/5/2003 22:48