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William Shakespeare on-screen: Romeo + Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, more

Ralph Fiennes in Coriolanus
Ralph Fiennes brings William Shakespeare's Coriolanus to the big screen today (January 20) with a full-blooded adaptation of the playwright's Roman tragedy.

Hollywood has been revisiting Shakespeare for decades - often times faithfully lifting his text, and occasionally figuring out new ways to tell an old classic.

> Coriolanus: Watch the trailer

The likes of Baz Luhrmann, Kenneth Branagh and Gus Van Sant all tackle William Shakespeare in our in-pictures look at the Bard's movie adaptations...

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