Valentine's Day: Romeo + Juliet
Baz Luhrmann helped adapt this classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy for the screen, updating the setting to a post-modern city named Verona Beach.
In this version, the Capulets and the Montagues are two rival gangs. When Juliet (Claire Danes) meets Romeo (Leonardo DiCaprio) at a costume ball thrown by her parents, they fall deeply and irrevocably in love.
‘Luhrmann’s gleefully cinematic version of the play is relentlessly inventive and innovative’ – Time Out
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