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Casamento de Romeu e Julieta, O

Alternative title
Romeo and Juliet Get Married
Synopsis
Feature film romantic comedy based on Romeo and Juliet where the star-crossed lovers’ barrier to love is their allegiance to competing soccer teams. Successful lawyer and sports fanatic Alfredo (Gustavo), is the chairman of Sao Paolo’s real-life Palmeiras football club. One day, when Palmeiras plays arch-rival Corinthians, his daughter (Piovani) meets and falls in love with ophthalmologist Romeo (Ricca), who manages the Corinthians’ team. Realising the only way to win Juliet’s heart is to pretend to be a Palmeiras fan, the comedy revolves around Romeo trying to keep their relationship a secret.
Language
Portuguese (Brazil)
Country
Brazil
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2005
Notes
Portuguese dialogue ; optional subtitles in Portuguese, English, and Spanish.
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Teen movie

Online availability

URI
www.ocasamentoderomeuejulieta.com.br

Credits

Director
Bruno Barreto
Producer
Paula Barretto
Cinematographer
Adriano Goldman
Screenplay
Jandira Martini; Marcos Caruso
Music
Guto Graca Mello
Art Direction
Cassio Amarante
Cast
Luana Piovani 
Luiz Gustavo 
Marco Ricca 

Production Company

Name

Filmes de Equador

Name

Globo Films

Distributor

Name

Bueno Vista International

Distributor (Sale)

 

Available from retail outlets

Online Retailer

Name

www.dvdbrazil.com

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