When eight cadets are left behind at an isolated military high school, the greatest romantic drama ever written seeps out of the classroom and permeates their lives. Incorporating the original text of 'Romeo and Juliet,' YouTube videos, and lip-synced Indie rock music, Private Romeo takes us to a mysterious and tender place that only Shakespeare could have inspired. Written by
Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books
Did You Know?
The scenes of the cadet school and the lessons of the play "Romeo and Juliet" are in desaturated colors, gray, khaki, and pale. The scenes depicting the actual Shakespearean scenes are exhibited in deeply saturated colors. See more
Lord Capulet is furious that Juliet refuses to marry Paris. He is supposed to have said, "Is she not proud? doth she not count her blest,/ Unworthy as she is, that we have wrought/ So worthy a gentleman to be her bridegroom?" Instead the actor says, ". . . So worthy a gentleman to be her *bride*." See more
I like your kicks, man. Those are nice.
Written by Justin Rice
and Christian Rudder
Performed by Bishop Allen
Courtesy of Dead Oceans
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music See more