National Theatre Live: Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

2023 | 100 min. | Simon Godwin

January 27 - 29, 2024

Stage to Screen

This bold new film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National Theatre in which desire, dreams and destiny collide to make Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy sing in an entirely new way.

OPEN CAPTION SCREENINGS - all Tuesday and Sunday showtimes

SIFF year-round passes and vouchers are not valid for these screenings.

Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them.

Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose, Judy) and Josh O’Connor ("The Crown," God’s Own Country) play Juliet and Romeo. The award-winning cast includes Tamsin Greig, Fisayo Akinade, Adrian Lester, Lucian Msamati, Deborah Findlay.

  • Director: Simon Godwin
  • Principal Cast: Jessie Buckley, Josh O’Connor
  • Year: 2023
  • Running Time: 100 min.
  • Screenplay: William Shakespeare