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Romeo and Juliet | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Romeo and Juliet  138 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [08 Oct 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  John McEnery, Leonard Whiting, Milo O'Shea, Olivia Hussey
Plot:  When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play), Franco Brusati (screenplay), Masolino D'Amico (screenplay), Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pagliacci | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Pagliacci  72 min,  [Music]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [04 May 2017]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alberto Rinaldi, Juan Pons, Plácido Domingo, Teresa Stratas
Plot:  The story is set in southern Italy and recounts the tragedy of Canio, the lead clown in a commedia dell'arte troupe, his wife Nedda, and her lover, Silvio.
Writer:  Ruggero Leoncavallo (libretto)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Otello | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Otello  118 min,  PG,  [Drama, Music]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [12 Sep 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Justino Díaz, Katia Ricciarelli, Petra Malakova, Plácido Domingo
Plot:  Based on Shakesphere's play, Verdi's opera depicts the devastating effects of jealousy, "...the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds upon". Believing Otello has promoted the...
Writer:  Arrigo Boito (libretto), Franco Zeffirelli (adaptation), Masolino D'Amico (adapted for the screen by)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Netherlands, Italy, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Taming of the Shrew | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Taming of the Shrew  122 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [08 Mar 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Cyril Cusack, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Hordern, Richard Burton
Plot:  Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio tames his wealthy, shrewish wife, Katharina.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play), Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screen play), Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay), Paul Dehn (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Italy, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jane Eyre | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Jane Eyre  112 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [12 Apr 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Anna Paquin, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Nic Knight, Nicola Howard, Sasha Graff, William Hurt
Plot:  Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to become a teacher and eventually seeks ...
Writer:  Charlotte Brontë (novel), Hugh Whitemore (screenplay), Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay), Josep Llurba (translation and adaptation)
Language:  English, French    Country:  France, Italy, UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
La traviata | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  La traviata  109 min,  G,  [Drama, Music, Musical]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [18 Feb 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Allan Monk, Cornell MacNeil, Plácido Domingo, Teresa Stratas
Plot:  Violetta meets Alfredo and quickly falls for him. After the lovers run away together, they live in bliss for a short time. However, Alfredo's father, Giorgio, starts to interfere, concerned...
Writer:  Francesco Maria Piave (libretto), Franco Zeffirelli
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Hamlet | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Hamlet  135 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [18 Jan 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Glenn Close, Mel Gibson, Paul Scofield
Plot:  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play), Christopher De Vore (screenplay), Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK, France    More Info:  IMDB
Tea with Mussolini | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Tea with Mussolini  117 min,  PG,  [Drama, Comedy, War]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [14 May 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 66%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Cher, Joan Plowright, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith
Plot:  An orphaned Italian boy is raised among a circle of British and American women living in Mussolini's Italy before and during the Second World War.
Writer:  John Mortimer, Franco Zeffirelli (autobiography)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  Italy, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brother Sun, Sister Moon | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Brother Sun, Sister Moon  121 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [02 Dec 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker, Kenneth Cranham, Leigh Lawson
Plot:  This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
Writer:  Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Kenneth Ross, Lina Wertmüller, Franco Zeffirelli
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Champ | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Champ  121 min,  PG,  [Drama, Sport]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [04 Apr 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Faye Dunaway, Jack Warden, Jon Voight, Ricky Schroder
Plot:  Billy Flynn, a former boxing champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J., over whom he got custody after his wife Annie left him seven...
Writer:  Frances Marion (story), Walter Newman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Endless Love | Movie Details for Director Franco Zeffirelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  Endless Love  116 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Franco Zeffirelli]  [17 Jul 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Brooke Shields, Don Murray, Martin Hewitt, Shirley Knight
Plot:  A high school student's love for a 15-year-old girl is thwarted by parental disapproval, circumstance and accident.
Writer:  Scott Spencer (novel), Judith Rascoe (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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