Romeo and Juliet - 2016
A large street fight erupts between two feuding families, the Capulets and the Montagues, in Verona, Italy. The Prince declares the next public brawl will be punished by death. At a Capulet party, Romeo locks eyes with Juliet. They instantly fall in love. Romeo a Montague, Juliet a Capulet. Romeo sneaks into Juliet’s yard and proclaims his love for her. The next day, Romeo and Juliet are married by Friar Lawrence with the knowledge of the Nurse, Juliet’s confidant and servant.
Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt, starts a quarrel with Romeo, which soon turns into a duel with his good friend Mercutio. Tybalt kills Mercutio. Romeo, enraged, retaliates by killing Tybalt. The Prince banishes him on pain of death if he is caught in Verona.
Juliet’s mother, unaware of her daughter’s secret marriage to Romeo, informs Juliet that she will marry a man named Paris in a few days. Friar Lawrence gives Juliet a potion, which will make her appear dead, and tells her to take it the night before the wedding. He promises to send word to Romeo - intending the two lovers be reunited in the Capulet vault. Friar Lawrence’s letter fails to reach Romeo.
On ensues the tragic story of two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet.