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Private Romeo (2011)

 -  Drama  -  20 June 2011 (USA)
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Shakespeare's original lines from Romeo & Juliet are almost exclusively spoken in a military academy setting of his tale at which gay love blooms between two cadets.

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Josh Neff / Mercutio / Capulet
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Ken Lee / Prince Escalus
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Adam Hersh / Fr. Laurence
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Omar Madsen / Nurse
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Glenn Mangan / Juliet
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Gus Sanchez / Capulet's Wife / Benvolio
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Carlos Moreno / Capulet / Tybalt
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Sam Singleton / Romeo
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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 Anonymous

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Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books

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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 »

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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 »

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Ken Lee: Now listen up! For those of you who did not qualify for the land navigation exercises and are remaining here on campus, you will be under the command of Cadet Moreno and myself. There will be no officers or faculty on campus for the next four days. We will follow our regular schedule without variation - classwork, homework, physical fitness. Now we are all McKinley Military Academy cadets, which means we will maintain the highest standards of neatness, promptness, orderliness and military ...
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i loved this movie
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i loved this movie !!! it was so intense ,unique and authentic-original ! for me this movie is a must see !I mean the dialogs between the actors .The re-edition of the classic Romeo and Juliet , the acting , everything ! I could say it is a fresh romeo and Juliet adjusted to the present.Actually i loved the fact that all the dialogs were taken from the original (with some changes) and the way the actors pronounced them . it was the best movie i have seen for a long time .it captured me from the first time because i was watching something for the first time ,and the acting was so good . i watched it in one breath . sorry for my English.


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