Romanoff and Juliet

TitleRomanoff and Juliet
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1961
AuthorsUstinov, Peter
Running Time103 minutes
Date Released06/1961
DistributorUniversal Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageenglish, russian
Abstract

Romeo and Juliet for the Cold War age, a president of a fictional European country tries to maintain neutrality in an important United Nations vote by encouraging forbidden love. In Concordia, the daughter of the American ambassador and the son of the Soviet ambassador immediately fall in love to the dismay of their parents. The president uses their love as well as fake military exercises to win international independence for Concordia. 

Cast

Peter Ustinov

Sandra Dee

John Gavin

Akim Tamiroff

Tamara Shayne

Alix Talton

Rik Van Nutter

John Phillips

Peter Jones

Suzanne Cloutier

Credits

Produced by Walter Thompson

Directed and Written by Peter Ustinov

Cinematography by Robert Krasker

Edited by Renzo Lucidi

Music by Mario Nascimbene

Genre

Comedy

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