Romeo And Juliet Movie Essay

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  • Romeo And Juliet Movie Analysis

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    different aspects of each Romeo and Juliet movie that made all three versions equally different, exciting, and heartbreaking. First off, in the Zeffirelli version, the producers did a wonderful job of setting the movie to really reflects how Shakespeare wrote his play. For example, the movie was set in Verona during the Elizabethan Era, and the clothing and way of speaking to one another fully represented the old times. Also the casting for this movie was excellent, Olivia Hussey (Juliet) was very cute and

  • Romeo And Juliet Movie Analysis

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    Romeo and Juliet is a true lover’s tragedy, an epic masterpiece written by William Shakespeare in the peak of his creativity. It bears the existential dilemma of how to chase true love when all the odds are undeniably stacked against the seeker. The original play, first published in 1597, features the troubled paths of two star crossed lovers whose families despise each other with passion to deep extents. Over the centuries, there have been many interpretations of this play in various forms ranging

  • Romeo And Juliet Movie Essay

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    watched in the lesson is Romeo + Juliet, which is an adaptation to the story of a star-crossed lovers - Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare. The play was originally written in the 16th century, and the film has strictly followed the dialogues and the language style at that time, by using Early Modern English. It is an important decision. Some may argue the audiences, especially the non-native English speaker, may not fully understand the conversation in the movie because of the discrepancies

  • Romeo And Juliet Movie Comparison

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    Romeo and Juliet is a timeless story about two ill-fated lovers. Originally written by, Shakespeare, this story has been adapted by different directors who all commonly try to add their own unique twist to it. Two of the most prevalent adaptations of Romeo and Juliet have been done by Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann, who have taken this love story to the big screen. Franco Zeffirelli’s movie, which was produced in 1968, is extremely authentic and stays true to Shakespeare's vision, whereas, Baz

  • Romeo And Juliet Movie Analysis

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    Romeo and Juliet is a true lovers’ tragedy, an epic masterpiece written by William Shakespeare in the peak of his creativity. It bears the existential dilemma of how to chase true love when all the odds are undeniably stacked against the seeker. The original play, first published in 1597, features the troubled paths of two star crossed lovers whose families despise each other with passion in deep extents. Over the centuries, there have been many interpretations of this play in various forms ranging

  • Romeo and Juliet Movie Comparison

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    In Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 version of Romeo and Juliet, is a traditional adaptation of Shakespeare’s original Romeo and Juliet, with some variations. Baz Luhrmann directed the 1996 version, also known as the MTV Romeo † Juliet. This version is very modernized, but keeps the language intact with few changes. There are many differences between Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet and the Signet version of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo’s entire speech that begins “Alas that love, whose view is muffled still, Should

  • The Movie ' Romeo And Juliet '

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    Nicholas Ray was inspired by play Romeo and Juliet when directing Rebel Without a Cause because of the plot and the theme of the main characters struggling to find who they truly are. The two pairs of characters grew up in a troublesome environment where their family was completely out of touch with their concerns. Furthermore, both pieces portray the life of juvenile delinquency resulting from the undeniable desire to form an unconventional "family" of their own. The opening credits foreshadow the

  • Romeo and Juliet Movie comparison Essay

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    Movie Compare and Contrast      There are many similarities and differences between the sixties version of Romeo and Juliet and the modern version of Romeo and Juliet. It is very easy to spot these differences considering the time period each movie was set in. There are some things in the play that totally got cut from both movies. There are also some things that they added to the movies that weren’t in the play. Let us get on to the similarities and differences.      First

  • Romeo And Juliet My Favorite Movie

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    Shakespeare's’ Romeo & Juliet is one of the most famous plays ever written. Over the years there have been many different play and film adaptations. Because it has such an interesting story people have tried to put their own twist to the story. Its not necessarily how they change the story that makes it interesting, its the way its portrayed and shown. There are quite a few different, but definitely exciting versions of the greatest love story ever written. Premiering at the Carthay Circle theatre

  • Romeo And Juliet Play Vs Movie

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    Ever wondered who produced a “Romeo and Juliet,” movie or play, other than Shakespeare himself? If you didn’t well it’s time you do. Franco Zeffirelli is both an Italian producer and director. Zeffirelli was born February 12, 1923 in Florence, Italy. Baz Luhrmann, another producer and director, also produced a movie of “Romeo and Juliet”. Luhrmann’s version took place in modern time, when the Zeffirelli version was closer to the plot of the book. This is why the Zeffirelli does an exceptional job

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