Romeo and Juliet (1955 film)

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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet (1955 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Lev Arnshtam
Leonid Lavrovsky
Written by William Shakespeare
Lev Arnshtam
Leonid Lavrovsky
Starring Yuri Zhdanov
Galina Ulanova
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Cinematography Yu-Lan Chen
Aleksandr Shelenkov
Edited by Lichorshin
Release date
  • 20 May 1955 (1955-05-20)
Running time
92 minutes
Country Soviet Union

Romeo and Juliet (Russian: Ромео и Джульетта, translit. Romeo i Dzhulyetta) is a 1955 Soviet ballet film directed by Lev Arnshtam. The film was based on the 1940 production of Prokofiev's ballet, choreographed by Leonid Lavrovsky. It was entered into the 1955 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Best Lyrical Film and was nominated as the Palme d'Or.[1]



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Romeo and Juliet". Retrieved 1 February 2009. 

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