Then I defy you, stars! By using a white… 1328 Words 6 Pages Comparing Romeo and Juliet Films In this essay I intend to compare both the part scenes of Franco Zefferelli and Baz Lurhman movie. Act 2 ends on a note of happiness the audience have seen Romeo and Juliet get married by friar lawance, but no one know about. He writes that he did buy a poison and therewithal came to this vault to die and lie with Juliet. Moreover, the plot also contained differences between the two versions. Seeing Romeo dead, she stabs herself and dies. The cords that Romeo bid thee fetch? The camera would slowly zoom in on the servants to close up for a dialogue.
Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books, but love from love, toward school with heavy looks. Love, lord, ay husband, friend. In the city of Verona, two families have a prolonged and ancient feud. Now must I to the monument alone. I hope that people, seeing it for the first time, are as moved and enchanted as I was and am! I think it best you married with the County. Mercutio, Romeo's best friend, is black and acts like a.
Is thy news good or bad? There are a million ways to stage the Bard around the brilliant original text and offer a genuinely original interpretation. It is a romantic, whimsical, love encounter. Prince, as thou art true, For blood of ours, shed blood of Montague. The love shown in this play is known to be immortal, but many aspects of the play are from the time that they were made. The orchard walls are high and hard to climb, and the place death, considering who thou art, if any of my kinsmen find thee here. The camera whirls around the embracing couple in a circle. So tedious is this day! Of all the star-crossed movie lovers on this list, including the animated gnomes more on them later , Jet Li and Aaliyah win the award for having the least chemistry.
What a jaunt have I. Franco Zefferelli directed the first rendition of this play in 1968. Came he not home tonight? Poison, I see, hath been his timeless end. If you be he, sir, I desire some confidence with you. Go, villain, fetch a surgeon. Friar Lawrence considers him a fool. He is now really happy and decides to move the wedding up a day, to the next day.
Well, she shall be there. The role of the chorus could be made more interesting, I think, if he was an actual character in the play as well. The title characters Romeo and Juliet are members of two feuding families, Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet. When he found Juliet he took the poison believing there was no reason to live. They would both provide sufficient scope for the whole film. Julian Fellowes wrote a screenplay that makes the film interesting for a new generation of viewers.
This prologue is very fast paced, frantic, and again incorporates strong religious imagery. From a cinematic viewpoint, I would try to make the film realistic where possible would shoot on location. Changing some of the play's dialogue may be unacceptable for some people, but what we get here is a manageable story with the poetic dialogue intact. O, pardon me for bringing these ill news. Sweet Nurse, tell me, what says my love? Romeo agrees to make plans for the wedding. The Prince expressly hath forbid this bandying in Verona streets.
And some Shakespearean purists were displeased with Zeffirelli's cuts in the play's text. At a sold-out 40th anniversary screening on Valentine's Day in San Francisco, audiences broke into spontaneous applause after the balcony scene. Romeo is a Montague… 1320 Words 6 Pages Romeo and Juliet is a timeless, classic love story written by the incomparable William Shakespeare. In the beautiful city of Verona, where our story takes place, a long-standing hatred between two families erupts into new violence, and citizens stain their hands with the blood of their fellow citizens. The camera spins with him while creating a blurred background. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! Romeo was a Montague and Juliet a Capulet.
They would be members of two criminal families who are battling for control of the city's underworld. How now Balthazar, Dost thou not bring me letters from the Friar? The opening scene could be located in an area with a night club and alleys. By my fay, it waxes late. The music, editing, photography and direction are all a marvel. People appeared to be moving in slow motion and sounds were distorted and abnormal.