Romeo and Juliet (2013 film)

Romeo amp Juliet is a 2013 BritishItalianSwiss romantic drama film adaptation of William Shakespeares romantic tragedy of the same name written by Julian Fellowes and directed by Carlo Carlei. The film stars Douglas Booth, Hailee Steinfeld, Damian Lewis, Kodi SmitMcPhee, Ed Westwick, Stellan Skarsgrd and Paul Giamatti. The film opened in the United Kingdom and the United States onOctober 2013. Like Franco Zeffirellis adaptation of Shakespeares tragedy, this film uses the traditional setting of Renaissance Verona, but, unlike previous major film adaptations, this film only follows the plot and uses only some of the dialogue as written by Shakespeare. This has led to a controversy, with several critics denouncing the films advertising as misleading, and losing the essence of the play. The film has received negative reviews from critics and grossedmillion on amillion budget.

Later that night, there is a party held by Lord Capulet. Romeo sneaks in with Benvolio and Mercutio hoping to meet Rosaline. Instead, Romeo sees Juliet who is Lord Capulets daughter and falls in love with her. Juliet feels the same and they share a dance. They go together to a quiet place and share a passionate kiss. Juliets Nurse interrupts and when Romeo talks to the nurse, he discovers that Juliet is a Capulet.After the party ends, Romeo sneaks into Juliets garden secretly where he witnesses Juliet expressing her love for Romeo. They have a romantic time and decide to get married the next day. Romeo seeks help from Friar Laurence to wed them and the Friar agrees thinking that their love may end the violent war between Capulets and Montagues. They perform the ceremony and afterwards Juliet returns home. Romeo catches up with Mercutio and Benvolio but they meet Tybalt and his men on the way. This starts another violent brawl during which Tybalt stabs Mercutio. Romeo is enraged and runs after Tybalt seeking revenge. They fight and Romeo slays Tybalt. As the result of this loss, the Prince banishes Romeo from Verona. ........

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