Seen at the Movies: Given its troubling treatment of anti-Semitism and its precarious balancing of light and dark moods, The Merchant of Venice is obviously one of Shakespeare’s most difficult plays to present. But Michael Radford’s film version (officially titled William Shakespare’s The Merchant of Venice), which stars Al Pacino as Jewish moneylender Shylock and Jeremy Irons as the title character, borrower on behalf of his friend—lover?—Bassanio (Joseph Fiennes), is first-rate, setting ...
This content is free to access as a registered user on livedesignonline.com
Why register for livedesignonline.com? It's simple and free, and here is what you get:
- Daily original news covering the latest in entertainment design and technology
- Features on the latest industry trends
- Insights from thought leaders in the industry
- The ability to view both pay-per-view and free recorded sessions from our live events including Master Classes, LDI and Envision