1 hr. 30 min. | Rated PG |
Starring: William Bracewell, Francesca Hayward, Matthew Ball, Marcelino Sambe, James Hay
Experience a brand-new reimagining of the best-known love story of all time. Set to a unique recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s original score, International Emmy award-winning Michael Nunn and William Trevitt restage and direct Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s remarkable choreography in an audacious first in contemporary filmmaking.
The cinematic costume drama features the current generation of stars of The Royal Ballet, internationally known as the strongest actor-dancers in the world, starring William Bracewell as Romeo and Francesca Hayward as Juliet in their feature film debuts.
This is the extraordinary story that everyone knows, presented like never before - a unique work of art.
Exciting, romantic, tragic. Convincing as a ballet and as a drama. A vibrant, up-close take on one of The Royal Ballet's best-loved dramas.
Fresh and dynamic - there is a breathless immediacy to this. The Royal Ballet’s ensemble playing is rich in detail and the leading roles are cast to the hilt.
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