Title
The merchant of Venice
Director
Michael Radford
Based on the work of
William Shakespeare
Actor
Joseph Fiennes Jeremy Irons Al Pacino
Language
English
Publisher
Dutch Filmworks, 2012
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2004
Playing time
128 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
8715664032220 8715664099360

About Michael Radford

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Michael James Radford (born 24 February 1946) is an Indian-born English film director and screenwriter. He began his career as a documentary director and television comedy writer before transitioning into features in the early 1980s. His best-known credits include the 1984 film adaptation of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four starring John Hurt and Richard Burton (in his final role), the Shakespeare adaptation The Merchant of Venice, the true crime drama White Mischief, and the 1994 Italian-language comedy drama Il Postino: The Postman, for which he won the BAFTA Awards for Best Direction and Best Film Not in the English Language, and earned Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Early life and career

Radford was born on 24 February 1946, in New Delhi, India, to a British father and an Austrian Jewish mother. He was educa…Read more on Wikipedia