British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

William Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ (2004)

Alternative title
Merchant of Venice, The
Synopsis
Shakespeare adaptation directed by Michael Radford, with Jeremy Irons as Antonio and Al Pacino as Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; Luxembourg
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2005
Year of production
2004
Notes
Estimated budget $30,000,000. The featurette on the production of the film MERCHANT OF VENICE: SHAKESPEARE THROUGH THE LENS is included as an extra on the DVD. The soundtrack of the film is also available on the Decca label.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Night Waves [29/11/2004]

Credits

Producer
Barry Navidi; Cary Brokaw; Jason Piette
Cinematographer
Benoit Delhomme
Writer
William Shakespeare
Screenplay
Michael Radford
Music
Jocelyn Pook
Costume
Sammy Sheldon
Art Direction
Bruno Rubeo
Cast
Al Weaver 
Allan Corduner 
Anton Rodgers 
Antonio Gil-Martinez 
Charlie Cox 
David Harewood 
Gregor Fisher 
Heather Goldenhersh 
John Sessions 
Kris Marshall 
Lynn Collins 
Mackenzie Crook 
Ron Cook 
Zuleikha Robinson 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£15.99
Duration/Size
131 minutes
Year
2005

Production Company

Name

Avenue Pictures

Name

Navidi-Wilde Productions

Name

Spice Factory

Distributor

Name

MGM Home Entertainment (Europe) Ltd

Phone
020 8939 9300
Fax
020 8939 9411
Address
5 Kew Road
Richmond
TW9 2PR

Distributor (Sale)

 

Available from retail outlets

View this record on the Shakespeare site for additional details

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 321 times.