I'm not usually a fan of film adaptations. Generally I prefer the real thing, but I must say, I absolutely LOVED this film! From the Romeo and Juliet story to the incredibly original filming of a stage performance,this movie is outstanding from start to finish. The cinematography was exceptional,and I can only imagine what a task it was to truly capture the feeling of actually being in the audience...but they succeeded ten fold. I also loved how the creators were able to place fictional characters (Romeo and Juliet, aka Robi and Juli) into a true historical period (The Hungarian Revolution) and simultaneously make you feel the tragedy of both right to your core. Hats off to all involved with this film and musical!
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