William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
Music Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1996
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 024543-403623
Running time: 2:00 (120 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: February 06, 2007
Collection type: Owned (#2431)
Status: Available
Purchase date: February 06, 2007
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
Baz Luhrmann's modern classic unfolds with its heart on its sleeve and its guns ablaze. The pulse of this jarring masterpiece lies within its passionate performances and the varied and vibrant songs that score its retelling, and this special edition DVD delivers a new way to bring that score to life. Now you can select a "music machine" to isolate your favorite song segments and experience the story behind the music through exclusive featurettes.

Set in the contemporary urban backdrop of Verona Beach, the uncompromising tale of love beset by tragedy is a bracing, heartrending film experience you'll never forget.
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Genres
Drama
Romance
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Twentieth Century Fox
 • Bazmark
 • 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  DTS 5.1
French  Dolby Digital Surround
Spanish  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Interviews
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Music Videos
 • THX Certified
 • Closed Captioned
 • Music Machine Feature
Crew
Direction
Baz Luhrmann....Director
Writing
William Shakespeare....Original Material By
Craig Pearce....Screenwriter
Baz Luhrmann....Screenwriter
Production
Baz Luhrmann....Producer
Gabriella Martinelli....Producer
Cinematography
Donald M. McAlpine....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Jill Bilcock....Film Editor
Music
Craig Armstrong....Composer
Marius De Vries....Composer
Colin Greenwood....Song Writer
Jonny Greenwood....Song Writer
Nellee Hooper....Composer
Ed O'Brien....Song Writer
Nina Persson....Song Writer
Gary S. Scott....Song Writer
Phil Selway....Song Writer
Thom Yorke....Song Writer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart....Composer
Richard Wagner....Composer
Art
Catherine Martin....Production Designer
Doug Hardwick....Art Director
Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio....Romeo
Claire Danes....Juliet
Edwina Moore....Anchorwoman
Zak Orth....Gregory
Jamie Kennedy....Sampson
Dash Mihok....Benvolio
Lupita Ochoa....Attractive Girl
Gloria Silva....Nun
Vincent Laresca....Abra
Carlos Martín Manzo Otálora....Petruchio
Carolyn Valero....Middle Aged Occupant
Paco Morayta....Middle Aged Occupant
John Leguizamo....Tybalt
Rodrigo Escandon....Kid With Toy Gun
Margarita Wynne....Station Mother
Paul Sorvino....Fulgencio Capulet
Brian Dennehy....Ted Montague
Christina Pickles....Caroline Montague
Vondie Curtis-Hall....Captain Prince
Paul Rudd....Dave Paris
Jesse Bradford....Balthasar
M. Emmet Walsh....Apothecary
Harriet Sansom Harris....Susan Santandiago (as Harriet Harris)
Michael Corbett....Rich Ranchidis
Diane Venora....Gloria Capulet
Miriam Margolyes....The Nurse
Pedro Altamirano....Peter
Harold Perrineau Jr.....Mercutio
Mario Cimarro....Capulet Bouncer
Des'ree....Diva
Ismael Eguiarte....OP Officer
Pete Postlethwaite....Father Laurence
Ricardo Barona....Altar Boy
Fausto Barona....Altar Boy
Quindon Tarver....Choir Boy
Alex Newman....Altar Boy 2
Cory Newman....Altar Boy 2
Jorge Abraham....Post Haste Delivery Man
John Sterlini....Sacristan
Farnesio de Bernal....Undertaker
Catalina Botello....Post Haste Clerk
Leontyne Price....'Liebestod' Vocalist (uncredited)