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Genre: Romantic, drama, tragedy
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Screenwriter: Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce
Main actors: Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes
The summary of the movie
One day Juliet’s father invites all his friends at a big party, but the Montague’s are not invited. Romeo, a Montague, wants to go at the party because his love, Rosaline is invited. With the help from his friend Mercutio, Romeo gets an invitation. When he comes, he falls in love with Juliet at the first sight, without knowing her background.
Later, the same evening, Juliet is in the garden and tells the stars about Romeo. Romeo hears what she says, because he has climbed into the garden. He is standing in front of her, and they decide to get married in secret. Romeo and Juliet marry the next day.
Just some few hours later Romeo and Juliet’s wedding, Romeo’s friend Mercutio is getting killed by Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt. Romeo gets revenge, and he kills Tybalt. Because of what Romeo do, he had to stay outside his homeland because of the exile.
Now it all gets complicated. Juliet’s father wants her to marry Count Paris, and after a while she says yes, but she doesn’t want that.
In despair Juliet seeks the priest: He gives her a potion which will make her sleep, and then will wake her up one day (24houres) later. The priest writes a letter to Romeo and tells him about the plan Juliet and he have.
Romeo never reads the letter, and his friend comes and tells him about Juliet and her death (she isn’t dead in reality). He drives back to Verona so he can see Juliet. First, he drives to a man who has a potion which will kill him. He comes to the church. He cries a lot, and then he kills himself. Just a moment later, Juliet wakes up and finds her lover dead by her side. She takes a gun and kills herself.
Romeo is the only son of the rich Montague family. Romeo’s hair is brown and short. He is thin and handsome. He is a teenager and he isn’t violent. He is a great guy. He’s caring with the people around him, and he doesn’t like to shoot his family’s enemy, the Capulets.
He is in love with a girl named Rosaline, but one day he falls in love with Juliet, a Capulet. She is a beautiful girl. It’s really love at first sight. He is romantic and naïve, because he decides to marry Juliet when the families are enemies.
Juliet is the only daughter of Lord and Lady Capulet. She lived in a big and famous house. The family is very rich. Juliet has a nurse, and she is closer to the nurse, then her parents. She can talk to her nurse, as a friend. The Capulet’s has an enemy, and it’s the Montague’s.
Juliet’s hair is brown and long and she goes with white clothes. She is beautiful. She is 14years old. Her mother has found the perfect boy to her, Count Paris. Juliet doesn’t like Paris, but one day she falls in love with Romeo, a Montague. It was loves with first sight. She is romantic and naïve, because he decides to marry Juliet when the families are enemies.
The story takes place in Verona in Italy, a city. In Verona, it is a lot of big buildings, shops, cars and freeways. In the city it’s criminals and rich people. Rich people with very big houses, nice cars and expensive clothes. Two families, the Montague’s and the Capulet’s are enemies. They are in gangs, Montague’s and Capulet’s. Many of them have a gun in the jacket all the time.