Romeo + Juliet
, 1996


Director: Baz Luhrmann




Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes play the innocent star-crossed lovers, complete with angel wings and a knight’s armour. No need for more description of arguably the best-known love story of all time, but it makes a change to be able to watch an adaptation of Shakespeare’s work that allows you to sing and dance around all the tragedy. In this depiction, .

Even though Baz Luhrmann’s film looks more like a theatre production with its elaborate costumes, bold make up and extrovert acting, the ending remains the same; tragic and heartbreakingly sad. 



Best Movie Quote: “Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight. For I never saw true beauty till this night.”



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