‘For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.’
Get ready to fall in love all over again with a gorgeous new version of William Shakespeare’s classic story, Romeo and Juliet. Romantic, epic, tragic – this is a timeless tale, retold for a new audience with exquisite period costumes and stunning northern Italian locations.
Douglas Booth (Noah, Worried About the Boy) and Hailee Steinfeld (Ender's Game, True Grit) are the young star-crossed lovers, who come from two warring houses in fair Verona. The exceptional ensemble cast of this film also includes Academy Award®-nominated Paul Giamatti (12 Years A Slave, Sideways), Damian Lewis (TV's Homeland), Ed Westwick (Chalet Girl, TV's Gossip Girl), Lesley Manville (Another Year) and Australia’s own Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In, The Road, Romulus, My Father).
Romeo and Juliet has been beautifully adapted for the screen by the Academy Award®-winning writer, Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park, TV’s Downton Abbey) and was directed by Carlo Carlei (Flight of the Innocent).