ABSTRACT Lingering controversy about anti-Semitism has kept The Merchant of Venice off the screen. Michael Radford's 2004 film adaptation creates a critique of anti-Semitic violence revealingly at odds with the play's comic form. This review considers the challenge Shakespeare's art poses to the ethical imperatives of contemporary filmmaking.
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Research Article| September 01 2006
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice
Film Quarterly (2006) 60 (1): 52–56.
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DREW DANIEL; William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. Film Quarterly 1 September 2006; 60 (1): 52–56. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2006.60.1.52
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