romeo.docx - William Shakespeare's Romeo Juliet(shortened to Romeo Juliet is a 1996 American romantic drama film directed co-produced and co-written by

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William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (shortened to Romeo + Juliet ) is a 1996 American romantic drama film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann , co- produced by Gabriella Martinelli and co-written by Craig Pearce , being an adaptation and modernization of William Shakespeare 's tragedy Romeo and Juliet . The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in the leading roles of Romeo and Juliet , who instantly fall in love when Romeo crashes a party and meets her despite them being members of the Montague and Capulet family; Brian Dennehy , John Leguizamo , Pete Postlethwaite , Paul Sorvino , and Diane Venora star in supporting roles. While it retains the original Shakespearean dialogue, the Montagues and the Capulets are represented as warring mafia empires (with legitimate business fronts) and swords are replaced with guns (with brand names such as "Dagger" and "Sword"). Some of the characters' names are also changed. Lord and Lady Montague and Lord and Lady Capulet are given first names (as
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  • Romeo and Juliet, Baz Luhrmann, Romeo + Juliet, Capulet family, romantic drama film

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