The Merchant of Venice - Movie Synopsis & Plot
William Shakespeare's play is adapted to the big screen, telling the tale of a man named Bassanio who need 3,000 ducats to attract an heiress named Portia to Venice. To acquire this money, he goes to his friend Antonio, but he lacks the funds so he turns to Shylock instead. Shylock promises to give him the money if he in turn promises to repay him within 3 months - otherwise, Shylock will be allowed to remove a pound of Antonio's flesh.
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