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Star Cross’d: Laura Dockrill’s Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
STAR CROSS’D is poet, writer and illustrator Laura Dockrill’s contemporary take on Romeo and Juliet.
The film is set on a windswept English beach, where ‘two houses, both alike in common crime’ wage an ice cream war. The video is part of a series of films commissioned by the British Council throughout 2016.
Series
Shakespeare Lives 2016
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2016
Duration
4 mins

Credits

Director
Hector; Rick Stanton
Producer
Penny Gabriel
Cinematographer
Deepa Keshvala
Writer
Laura Dockrill; William Shakespeare
Cast
Frankie WadeRomeo
Sydney LimaJuliet

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

Bark

Sponsor

Name

British Council

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