The Taming of the Shrew Full Movie

The Taming of the Shrew posterPlot: 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 scoundrel from Verona, arrives in Padua, hoping to capture a wealthy wife. Hortensio, another suitor of Bianca, directs Petruchio's attention to Katharina. When Hortensio warns him about Katharina's scolding tongue and fiery temper, Petruchio is challenged and resolves to capture her love. Hortensio and another suitor of Bianca, Gremio, agree to cover Petruchio's costs as he pursues Katharina.
Rating: 7.2/10 (5641 votes)
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Writer: William Shakespeare (play), Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screen play), Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay), Paul Dehn (screenplay)
Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern
Runtime: 122 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 1967 Mar 08
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