West Side Story

Synopsis
Steven Spielberg’s period film adaptation, set in the 1950s, of the 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. Released in cinemas by Fox in the USA and by Disney in most other territories.
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
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West Side Story

Credits

Director
Steven Spielberg
Cinematographer
Janusz Kaminski
Writer
Arthur Laurents
Screenplay
Tony Kushner
Music
Leonard Bernstein
Production Design
Adam Stockhausen
Contributor
Jerome Robbins; Stephen Sondheim
Cast
Ansel Elgort 
Ariana DeBose 
Corey Stoll 
David Alvarez 
Josh Andrés Rivera 
Mike Faist 
Rachel Zegler 
Rita Moreno 
Sean Harrison Jones 

Production Company

Name

20th Century Fox

Name

Amblin Entertainment

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