The Merchant of Venice (2004)
overview : Venice, 1596. Bassanio begs his friend Antonio, a prosperous merchant, to lend him a large sum of money so that he can woo Portia, a very wealthy heiress; but Antonio has invested his fortune abroad, so they turn to Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, and ask him for a loan.
Genres : Drama, Romance
Tags : venice, italy, shakespeare, jewish ghetto, jew, suitor, racism, loan, merchant, money-lender, 16th century