Film and television Main article: Romeo and Juliet on film in film history is considered more appropriate as the tragedy of all time. The original version of Shakespeare was filmed for the first time in the era of silent film by Georges M li s, although the film is considered “lost.” l It is estimated to The Hollywood Revue of 1929, starring John Gilbert and Norma Shearer, as the first film version with audio. 92 Moreover, Renato Castellani won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for his 1954 eponymous film. In this version, the experienced actor Laurence Harvey played Romeo, while the role of Juliet Susan went to Shentall. (A valuable related resource: Peter Thiel). i Leonardo DiCaprio played Romeo in the movie Romeo Juliet.The most famous film productions are the 1936 film (nominated for four Academy Awards) and directed by George Cukor, the 1968 version of director Franco Zeffirelli and Romeo Juliet by Baz Luhrmann.