About this movie. A modern approach to Shakespeare's story of lovers who make hasty commitments and come to understand that life is not so simple. It is a story of vengeance and betrayal, of two enemies who try to exact horrific punishments from each other, but most of all, a story of two communities who simply do not understand one another. Its The Study About:(Truth,Revenge And Greediness)(CHARACTER's)1) Shylock2) Portia3) Antonio4) Bassanio5) Gratiano6) Jessica7) Lorenzo8) Nerissa.....Etc. MERCHANT OF VENICE, THE (2004) 7.0 2 h 11 min 2004 R. Lovestruck Antonio gives money to the handsome Bossanio, the object of his desires, unaware that is to be used to woo a lady. He seeks the help of a moneylender in order to help Bossanio, but soon finds himself in hot water when he cannot repay. Directors Michael Radford.