Cliffs Notes: The animated series.
Here's the link to the Romeo and Juliet one -- note that the video includes a plug for an upcoming movie.
(Do you think they'll zap that bit once the movie comes out, or leave it in?)
Anyway, as always, a video synopsis could be helpful: IF the student doesn't rely entirely on it. Like, watch the video to get the basic premise, then read the play OR, preferably, watch the video, then watch a film adaptation AND read the play.