Romeo And Juliet: Comparing The Book And The Movie

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Romeo and Juliet Movie In the movie, horses became cars, swords became guns, and the prologue starts with a TV reporter. Because of the cars, now the characters are able to move faster through the city, and with the guns, the characters don’t need to get close so they can fight. Because of that the scenes in the movie seem to happen more quickly than in the play. The author did these changes because the movie can’t take too much time. The character that is the most different from the play in my opinion is the prince. In the movie, the prince is a police captain and he don’t seem to have any relation to Mercutio, and in the play, they have. The director chose to make these changes because of the time period, because in the present days, Verona
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