Zeffirelli vs luhrman: first impressions and love inovator0862 writing march 15, 2018 3 minutes romeo and juliet the timeless tale of love, remastered over the years keeping up with the times but the spotlight is specifically on the renditions by franco zeffirelli and baz luhrman. In romeo+juliet, director/producer baz luhrmann takes the traditional story of two star-crossed lovers, puts it in verona beach in about 1970, adds his own little motif of water, over-dramatises the whole story, chooses substandard performers, and to top it all, ignores half of shakespeare's original text. Romeo and juliet is a 1968 british-italian romantic drama film based on the play of the same name, written 1591–1595 by famed english playwright / author william shakespeare (1564–1616) the film was directed and co-written by franco zeffirelli , and stars leonard whiting and olivia hussey. Romeo and juliet by william shakespeare verona, italy—1590's, july romeoson of montague benvoliomontague cousin of romeo.
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 fascinating modern interpretation of the 16th century drama david ansen, film. Romeo and juliet a project: movie vs play 1 watch a movie adaptation of romeo and juliet you may choose any full length movie adaptation of romeo and juliet as long as the script still follows shakespearean. Many adaptations have been made for this world-renowned shakespearean play, including franco zeffirelli’s “romeo and juliet” made in 1968 and baz luhrmann’s “romeo + juliet” made in 1996 zeffirelli’s version was made generally faithful to the play, while baz luhrmann’s version was set in the “future.
In this episode, we discuss two modern film adaptations of romeo and juliet: franco zeffirelli’s 1968 film, starring olivia hussey as juliet, and baz luhrmann’s 1996 modern dress film starring leonardo dicaprio and claire danes as the star-crossed lovers. Comparison paragraph between franco zeffirelli and baz luhrmann watch announcements through analysis and comparison of the two distinct 'romeo and juliet' films, it is evident that both zefferelli and luhrmann have differed intepretations of shakespeare's original play, 'romeo and juliet' in both movies romeo chased tybalt and. Original vs remake: romeo and juliet (1968) franco zeffirelli’s 1968 film version of romeo and juliet was far from the first the earliest movie adaptation (of which i found record) was made in 1908 the first full-length television adaptation aired in 1947.
Romeo and juliet - zeffirelli and luhrmann the two main film interpretations of shakespeare's romeo and juliet are zeffirelli's, made in 1968, and luhrmann's, made in 1997 although they use the same original script written by shakespeare, these two films are very different. Last class, we watched act 1 of zeffirelli's romeo and juliet this class we are going to watch the same scenes in luhrmann's version and compare them, both to the other movie and to the play itself this class we are going to watch the same scenes in luhrmann's version and compare them, both to the other movie and to the play itself. When i was asked to compare baz luhrmann’s and franco zefirelli’s versions of romeo and juliet one out of many things drastically separates the two videos for me zeferelli had set the play.
Zeffirelli was trying to produce a classic shakespearean production, authentic to what shakespeare envisioned upon creating the story while luhrmann was trying to produce a marketable, popular version of romeo and juliet. Romeo and juliet – zeffirelli vs luhrmann filed under: essays tagged with: plays 2 pages, 569 words romeo and juliet, one of the best love stories of all time, was written by the world famous author shakespeare, in the early 1600s the story was a major hit everyone loved it two men, named franco zeffirelli and baz luhrmann, loved the. Olivia hussey, actress: romeo and juliet at age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, olivia hussey was giving life to juliet in franco zeffirelli's romeo and juliet (1968) her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the english language won her the golden globe and two successive best actor donatello awards (italy's oscar equivalent), an.
Get free homework help on william shakespeare's romeo and juliet: play summary, scene summary and analysis and original text, quotes, essays, character analysis, and filmography courtesy of cliffsnotes in william shakespeare's romeo and juliet , a long feud between the montague and capulet families disrupts the city of verona and causes tragic results for romeo and juliet. Contrasts between zeffirelli and luhrmann’s romeo and juliet there are many differences, large and small, between zeffirelli and luhrmann’s version of shakespeare’s romeo and juliet after seeing the first scene of both of these films, some notable contrasts became clear. Romeo and juliet- movie anaylsis, luhrmann vs zeffirelli of romeo and juliet better than luhrmanns zeffirellis version of romeo and juliet was portrayed a vivid image of shakespeares original text.
Last night i watched romeo and juliet (2013 film) directed by carlo carlei i'm a fan of the play and of the movies as well (1968, 1996, and 2013 films) while watching the latest version i thought a lot about the 1968 version which is similar to the 2013 film, the 2013 film is a. The zeffirelli (1968) romeo and juliet film starring olivia hussey is a great teaching tool to help students identify the subtle differences between the play and film this powerpoint will serve as a fantastic tool for teachers looking to use the film either as a fun activity or a serious writing a. However, some movies, for instance, romeo and juliet directed by franco zeffirelli remain eternal classics which attract a lot of new spectators every year zefirelli’s romeo and juliet is a true shakespearean movie of all times, asit combines historicism with timelessness of ideas and concepts introduced by shakespeare.