Much Ado About Nothing By William Shakespeare

1089 Words Nov 20th, 2016 5 Pages
As professor Schroeder announced to the class we would be watching a movie by Shakespeare titled Much Ado About Nothing, I thought to myself great time to take a nap. While going through high school I quickly discovered I didn’t care for Shakespeare writings. I had never heard of the film Much Ado About Nothing, so I was unaware as to what the movie was about. Much Ado About Nothing the film is based on Shakespeare play written in 1598. I usually associate movies based on Shakespeare plays with two or more young couples falling in love quickly, or something horrible occurring to stop a marriage or put strain on a marriage. I also feel like ever movie based off of a Shakespeare play will have a few scenes containing sexual intercourse.
The movie began with a female voice reciting “Sigh No More, Ladies.” While the female voice briefly pauses, a portrait is showed then the camera begins to move the left. A beautiful landscape appears with a few men and women laying on the ground and eating what appears to be cheese and other fruits. After a while the female voice reciting “Sigh No More, Ladies” face is revealed. The woman is sitting in a tree wearing a loose white grown with a grape in one hand and a book in the other. I quickly noticed she is the same woman who appeared in the movie Nanny McPhee. Later in the movie it is revealed the character name is Beatrice portrayed by Emma Thompson. Beatrice is the niece of Leonato. She can be described as strong minded, very opinionated…
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