Essay on Comparing Romeo and Juliet Films

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Comparing Romeo and Juliet Films In this essay I intend to compare both the part scenes of Franco Zefferelli and Baz Lurhman movie. Franco’s film was screened in 1970; the actors who play the role of Romeo&Juliet are Leonardo Whiting and Olivia Hussey. Baz’s film was screened in 1997. Leonardo Di Caprio played the role of Romeo and Clare Danes had played the role of Juliet. In this essay I will discuss the differences in both these film that tell the same story written by William Shakespeare. The setting is the most vital part in these movie it shows us the age in which the play is set in by just the glimpse of the furniture’s and other materials such as the columns, arts and…show more content…
---------------------------------------------------------------------- Tybalt, in both the movies he is exposed as the mean, powerful, short tempered man, though in Baz’s version we see the all-great Tybalt enjoying himself with his dear old aunt Lady Capulet. Lady C in the old version is seen as stern, cold hearted looking women, I know of this by just the expression that she gives of. Lady C in the modern version is seen as wild women who is seen kissing her own nephew, she is also seen being persuasive when she makes her daughter Juliet dance with Paris. We see Juliet as a young pretty girl who dances gracefully in the old version. I notice her afraid, when Romeo tries to kiss her hand she, she quickly retrieves her hand from him. We also witness the look of a shock and upset when she founds out that Romeo is a Montague. Baz’s version Juliet looks a bit older, she is pretty and innocent, though she unlike the other Juliet had let Romeo kiss, and she wasn’t afraid or ashamed by committing this kiss. Juliet I noticed is not a girl who obeys her parents, when her mother and the nurse were calling for her she seems to ignore them and run
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