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Romeo and Juliet in Harlem

Synopsis
A film version of Romeo and Juliet with an all-black cast. Hernando Caicedo and Jasmine Carmichael play the title roles.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2014
Duration
110 mins

Credits

Director
Aleta Chappelle
Producer
Aleta Chappelle; Donny McTaggart
Cinematographer
Brendan Flynt
Writer
William Shakespeare
Screenplay
Aleta Chappelle
Cast
Hernando CaicedoRomeo
Jasmine CarmichaelJuliet
Vladimi VersaillesMercutio
Jerome Preston BatesFriar Laurence
Erica GimpelNurse
Andrew ChappellePeter
Aunjanue EllisLady Capulet
Harry LennixCapulet
Langston FishburneTybalt
Otoja AbitParis
Paul CampbellChief of Police (Escalus, Prince of Verona)
Salvatore RodriquezMontague
Vicki JeudyBenvolia (Benvolio)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Black actors

Production Company

Name

Moon Shadow Films

Name

TAG Films

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