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Private Romeo (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama , Romance | 20 June 2011 (USA)
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A modern take on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Set at an isolated all-boys military academy, it follows the forbidden relationship between two cadets.

Director:

Alan Brown

Writers:

Alan Brown, William Shakespeare (adapted from the play "Romeo and Juliet")
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Hale Appleman ... Josh Neff / Mercutio / Capulet
Charlie Barnett ... Ken Lee / Prince Escalus
Adam Barrie ... Adam Hersh / Fr. Laurence
Chris Bresky Chris Bresky ... Omar Madsen / Nurse
Matt Doyle ... Glenn Mangan / Juliet
Sean Hudock Sean Hudock ... Gus Sanchez / Capulet's Wife / Benvolio
Bobby Moreno Bobby Moreno ... Carlos Moreno / Capulet / Tybalt
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Shakespeare Project See more »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In the first military drill, the orders are "left-right, left-right." The visuals are right-left, right-left. The "dress right" orders are correctly applied. See more »

Quotes

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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Version of The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998) See more »

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i loved this movie
17 May 2012 | by moviesilikeSee all my reviews

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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