The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice (2004)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2004-12-03
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 279 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Movision
  • Production Country: Italy, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
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Venice, 1596. Bassanio begs his friend Antonio, a prosperous merchant, to lend him a large sum of money so that he can woo Portia, a very wealthy heiress; but Antonio has invested his fortune abroad, so they turn to Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, and ask him for a loan.

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  • Al Pacino

    as Shylock
  • Jeremy Irons

    as Antonio
  • Joseph Fiennes

    as Bassanio
  • Lynn Collins

    as Portia
  • Zuleikha Robinson

    as Jessica
  • Kris Marshall

    as Gratiano
  • Charlie Cox

    as Lorenzo
  • Heather Goldenhersh

    as Nerissa
  • Mackenzie Crook

    as Lancelot Gobbo
  • John Sessions

    as Salerio
  • Gregor Fisher

    as Solanio
  • Ron Cook

    as Old Gobbo
  • Allan Corduner

    as Tubal
  • Anton Rodgers

    as The Duke
  • David Harewood

    as Prince of Morocco
  • Antonio Gil

    as Aragon
  • Al Weaver

    as Stephano
  • Norbert Konne

    as Doctor Bellario
  • Marc Maes

    as Cush
  • Jean-François Wolff

    as German Count
  • Pieter Riemens

    as English Baron
  • Stéphan Koziak

    as Soldier
  • Tom Leick

    as French Nobleman
  • Jules Werner

    as Franciscan Friar
  • Tony Schiena

    as Leonardo
  • Julian Nest

    as Clerk
Directing Michael Radford Director
Writing William Shakespeare Theatre Play
Writing Michael Radford Screenplay
Production Cary Brokaw Producer
Production Michael Cowan Producer
Production Michael Hammer Executive Producer
Production Robert Jones Executive Producer
Production Alex Marshall Executive Producer
Production Barry Navidi Producer
Production Jason Piette Producer
Production James Simpson Executive Producer
Production Manfred Wilde Executive Producer
Sound Jocelyn Pook Original Music Composer
Camera Benoît Delhomme Director of Photography
Editing Lucia Zucchetti Editor
Production Peter James Executive Producer
Production Nigel Goldsack Co-Producer
Art Bruno Rubeo Production Design
Production Sharon Howard-Field Casting Director
Costume & Make-Up Sammy Sheldon Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Ann Buchanan Makeup & Hair
Sound Brian Simmons Sound Mixer
Sound Paul Davies Supervising Sound Editor