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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
The Merchant of Venice acted by students of the University of Cambridge directed by Douglas Morse. Tom Yarrow is Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2008
Recording date
2007
Duration
133 mins

Credits

Director
Douglas Morse
Producer
Jess Crawford
Cinematographer
Douglas Morse
Music
Peter Newman
Contributor
Phyllis Rackin
Cast
Tom YarrowShylock
Patrick WernerAntonio
Ed MartineauBassanio
Lizzy CarterPortia
Molly Goyer GormanGratiano
Daniel Martin (2)Salerio
Daniel Martin (2)Duke of Venice
James EverestLauncelot Gobbo
Laura BatesSolanio
Lucy EvansMessenger
Lucy FortuneMusician
Marc CorbinLorenzo
Natalie KestertonNerissa
Rob CarterOld Gobbo
Stephanie BainJessica
Tara CrabbeLeonardo

Additional Details

Theatre
ADC Theatre, Cambridge
Theatre company
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Renaissance Italy
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Amateur theatre; Student productions

Notes

Notes
The DVD version offers additional educational features, including a quick-access menu to important scenes and monologues and a 44-minute conversation with Shakespeare scholar Dr. Phyllis Rackin. (133 minutes + 44 minutes of bonus material).

Estimated budget £2,500.
History
The production was staged at the ADC 8-12 May 2007.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://homepage.newschool.edu/~at2k/homemerchant.html

Production Company

Name

Grandfather Pictures

Email
moviemaker@gmail.com
Web
http://homepage.newschool.edu/~at2k/homemerchant.html External site opens in new window

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Films for the Humanities & Sciences

Email
custserv.@films.com
Web
http://ffh.films.com/ External site opens in new window
Fax
+1 609 671 0266
Address
132 West 31st Street, 17th Floor
New York
NY 10001
USA
Notes
Films for the Humanities & Sciences is part of the US-based Films Media Group and specialises in selling programmes aimed at the HE and FE education and training market. The collection has thousands of titles and a range of separate subject catalogues is available in pdf format at http://ffh.films.com/landing.aspx?show=Catalogs/catalog_FFH.htm. Sale on video/DVD or online viewing via the Films on Demand service.

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