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The Merchant of Venice

2004 Rated R 2hr 11m

Lacking money to woo an heiress (Lynn Collins), smitten Bassanio (Joseph Fiennes) turns to his merchant friend, Antonio (Jeremy Irons), whose cash is tied up. But he secures a loan from Shylock (Al Pacino) on the condition that if Antonio defaults, he'll literally pay with a pound of flesh. Michael Radford directs this lush adaptation of William Shakespeare's incendiary drama about passion and justice amid an anti-Semitic atmosphere.

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Movie Details

Some nudity
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; director's commentary; cast and crew interview.