Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea, Pat Heywood, Robert Stephens, Michael York, Bruce Robinson, Paul Hardwick, Natasha Parry, Antonio Pierfederici, Esmeralda Ruspoli, Roberto Bisacco, Roy Holder, Keith Skinner
Synopsis: Do you really need one? Oh, alright. Star-crossed lovers are caught in the battle of their feuding families.
This is arguably the best R&J on film. The only change I would make would be to have a sob-double for Hussey because that girl cannot sob at all. Other than that, it was delightful. The camera work was brilliant, the crowd scenes and fights were grand, Rome was the perfect setting, the Nurse was properly funny, and the story stays close to the original. This is the one to watch.Added 04 February 2004 at 7:42 PM