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A 'Merchant of Venice' of Its Own Time, for Our Time

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A 'Merchant of Venice' of Its Own Time, for Our Time

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A 'Merchant of Venice' of Its Own Time, for Our Time

A 'Merchant of Venice' of Its Own Time, for Our Time

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NPR's Bob Mondello reviews the first full-length feature film of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. He says director Michael Radford's adaptation features stunning performances from Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons.

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