An intriguing romance that is a modern version of "Romeo and Juliet," as the title suggests. Story takes place while a film crew is attempting to film the play, with Aimee and Reggiani as stand-ins for the film's leads who fall in love on the set. Instead of personal grudges between the two
feuding families, troubles erupt because Reggiani comes from a working-class background, while Aimee's parents were Fascists and aristocrats who no longer enjoy the power they had during the war. Family stress leads the affair to a tragic end; Reggiani is killed by one of Aimee's relatives in the
studio where the filming is taking place, and Aimee takes her own life, falling acr...