The Merchant of Venice

Al Pacino takes the lead role of Shylock the moneylender in one of Shakespeare's most searing plays, with Jeremy Irons as the melancholy Antonio who owes him a pound of flesh. Set in its original location of 16th century Venice, this acclaimed production is a visual feast with a stand-out cast that also includes Joseph Fiennes, Mackenzie Crook and John Sessions in support.

Year: 2004
Genre: Shakespeare, Alice's Playhouse, Racial Intolerance
Country: UK, Italy, USA, Luxembourg
Director: Michael Radford
Starring: Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, Joseph Fiennes, Lynn Collins, Zuleikha Robinson, Kris Marshall, Charlie Cox, Mackenzie Crook, John Sessions, Gregor Fisher, Ron Cook, Allan Corduner
Duration: 127 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains sexual references.
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse (Shakespeare)



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