The Merchant of Venice
Two-time Oscar winner Dame Maggie Smith headlines this lavish 1972 production of the William Shakespeare classic as the beautiful and resourceful heiress Portia of Belmont. Directed by Cedric Messina, the memorable production also stars Christopher Gable, Nerys Hughes, Edward Petherbridge, Charles Gray as the titular merchant and Frank Finlay as the vengeful Shylock.
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- Cedric Messina
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English SDHClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; "Acting in the 60's interview."
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it