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West Side Story

Synopsis
Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of the 1957 stage musical by Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, Stephen Sondheim and Jerome Robbins that was inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The cast includes Ansel Elgort as Tony, Rachel Zegler as Maria, Ariana DeBose as Anita, David Alvarez as Bernardo Corey Stoll as Lieutenant Schrank and Brian d’Arcy James as Sergeant Krupke.
Language
English (United States)
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2021
Year of production
1961
Notes
Budget c$100,000,000
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
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Credits

Director
Steven Spielberg
Writer
Arthur Laurents
Screenplay
Tony Kushner
Music
Leonard Bernstein
Contributor
Jerome Robbins; Stephen Sondheim
Cast
Rita Moreno 

Distributor

Name

20th Century Fox

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