About

Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio, a student and the son of a wealthy Pisan merchant, has fallen in love with Bianca. He poses as a tutor of music and poetry to gain entrance to the Baptista household and to be near Bianca. Meanwhile, Petruchio, a fortune-hunting...

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Directed by

Franco Zeffirelli

Written by

Suso Cecchi d'Amico (Screenplay)
William Shakespeare (Writer)
Franco Zeffirelli (Screenplay)
Paul Dehn (Screenplay)

Runtime

122 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy

Language

English

Tagline

A romantic film amorously devoted to every man who ever gave the back of his hand to his beloved...and to every woman who deserved it!

Cast

Keywords

love suitor merchant

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Dario Simoni

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design Danilo Donati