1, 1996, joining a long line of cinematic reinterpretations of shakespeare's beloved tragedy here, we rank 12 notable remakes of the play, with approaches ranging from straightforward renaissance adaptations to a zombie comedy to a classic hollywood musical check out our countdown to the greatest. Kimberlee payne original english presentation no copyright infringement intended. Shakespeare's romeo and juliet have been adapted in many different ways by different people romeo and juliet is a film that gripped the world, no matter what age or what language you spoke many directors from around the world made there own version of the film in many different languages. This thesis is an audience-centric study of the socio-political aspects of three late twentieth-century film versions of william shakespeare's romeo and juliet me through these two years at clemson, as well as throughout the cities and fact, none of these initial comparisons looked favorably on luhrmann's film. Juliet was passive but filled with drive, and was filled with a sort of mystery- i just couldn't figure out her strategy of acting out this scene, and that is what made her performance so great the choreography in this scene was much different in comparison to the zeffirelli scene, even without the contemporary backdrop romeo. Free essay: william shakespeare's romeo and juliet is the classic story of two families, the montague's and capulet's who have an age old feud two children.
When an adapter begins the process of engaging with a prior text, anything is possible and that fact makes adaptation a place where different forms of artistic vision, different forms of interpretation come into being, and frequently, into conflict in the case of romeo and juliet, adaptations lay bare some of the interpretive. Having watched the two most famous versions of shakespeare's tragedy 'romeo and juliet', i decided to compare the two and say which one, at least in my opinion, is the best of the two in this article i will try to analyse as many points as possible in order to give you a panoramic view of these two film. Deemed the new modern day romeo and juliet, stephanie meyer's twilight reintroduces the idea of “forbidden love” however, meyer's edward cullen and bella swan are not simply rewritten versions of romeo and juliet instead, when comparing these two stories together, the reader can recognize. Hi, i wanted to know what grade you lot think this piece of coursework deserves comparison between the two film versions romeo & juliet by luhrmann & zefferelli when analyzing the two distinct 'romeo and juliet' films and comparing them, i noticed that both zefferelli and luhrmann had a different.
I am comparing the same scene (act three scene 1) from two different versions of the play romeo and juliet written by william shakespeare the zefferelli version which is set in verona, italy in the tudor times and the luhrman version which is set on verona beach, america from the present day. Then ask students to answer question two on their worksheet, finding similarities and differences with romeo's speech discuss the students' responses to questions one and two now ask them to answer question three, drawing conclusions about the role of writing and authorship in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Shakespeare's romeo and juliet in the movies: comparing franco zeffirelli's ( 1968) and baz luhrman's (1996) film versions - bodo heil - examination true for movie adaptations of shakespeare, ever since the first grainy scraps of film were photographed in the end of the 19th century to the two modern productions of. Historically set in the early 14th century in verona, the legend of romeo and juliet was not in fact officially recorded until 1531 by luigi da porto, an italian writer who lived near vicenza rj2 his book (translated from italian) was titled newly found story of two noble lovers and is thought to have been. Don't be her maid, because she is jealous virginity makes her look sick and green only fools hold on to their virginity let it go oh, there's my lady oh, it is my love oh, i wish she knew how much i love her she's talking, but she's not saying anything so what her eyes are saying something i will answer them i am too. Baz luhrmann's kaleidoscopic film adaptation of romeo and juliet, while often leaving much to be desired from the two main actors in the way of delivery, presents a the ensuing fight scene provides an excellent example of the difference in choreography and props luhrmann echoes this in his version of the drama.
Trying to imagine compare romeo and juliet in romeo and juliet check out shmoop's visual take on what it's all about. A comparison of two versions of romeo and juliet in this essay the opening sequences of the two versions of shakespeare's disastrous love story, romeo and juliet have been compared the traditional and conventional version, which was made in 1968 in italy, was directed by franco zeffirali, and the modernized.
Romeo & juliet i will go through my essay scene by scene as i think this is the most effective and more efficient way of comparing the two different versions of the story and thus answering the task question i will start by giving an introduction of both stories first of all, the zefferelli version his version of the shakespeare play.
Perhaps most importantly, romeo + juliet remains an accessible and exhilarating adaptation almost two decades on this excess is tempered as the narrative progresses the subsequent introduction to dicaprio's romeo – “a mixture of james dean and kurt cobain” – is restrained in comparison, as we. Compare and contrast the opening scenes of zeffirelli and lurhman's film versions of shakespeare's “romeo and juliet” - assignment example on in assignment sample in this essay i am going to compare the start of two variations on the classic shakespeare play “romeo and juliet” both of the films are based on the. Play the clip from the 1996 production on slide 21 of the romeo and juliet presentation (time code 01:00:15-01:01:15) and ask them to use the 3cs (colour, character and camera) and 3ss (story, setting and script) on their sheet to compare the two scenes discuss the similarities and differences between the two versions as. In 1597 a play titled romeo & juliet was published the writer, william shakespeare, had not even an inkling that this play (and many of his other works ) would have such and impact on writers all over the world romeo & juliet has been interpreted many times and many ways there are two popular.