THE MOST ACCLAIMED MOTION PICTURE OF OUR TIME!
A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister.
"...this beautiful musical is a visual masterpiece packed with talent. " - Common Sense Media
"Screen takes on a new dimension in this powerful and sometimes fascinating translation of the Broadway musical to the greater scope of motion pictures." - Variety