Retro Rewind: Baz Lurhmann’s ‘Romeo + Juliet’

Published: Saturday 2nd Nov 2019 by David

Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature carved out to celebrate TV and Film’s colourful past.

Today, we’re honouring Baz Lurhmann‘s visual feast ‘Romeo + Juliet‘, a movie based on Shakespeare and Arthur Brooke‘s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Quindon TarverHarold Perrineau and Christina Pickles.

In it, Lurhmann offered audiences a stylised version of the story powered by a universe which, in many ways, has helped to shape Pop culture in the years following its release.

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  1. D November 2, 2019

    Sylke.E-Fyne’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ should have been a hidden bonus track on the score 😅

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