The Merchant of Venice

“An exceptional example of Shakespeare on film, one that will leave audiences moved but also unsettled, in that strange way characteristic of Shakespeare’s comedies. In Shylock, Pacino finds his ideal Shakespearean role, one that not only has the right scale — Pacino is a huge instrument that can’t be suppressed — but also the right shadings of humor, irony and despair, shadings that make Shylock an almost modern figure. ” — Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
Dir. Michael Radford, 2004, 35mm, 138 min.

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