Lately in english class we read the tale of romeo and juliet then, and we got to see both movies the nineties version and the original they were very different their weapons, clothes, transportation but had a few similarities like the language they spoke the same language, kept the same characters, and so was the plot. 399 quotes from romeo and juliet: 'these violent delights have violent endsand in their triump die, like fire and powderwhich, as they kiss, consume. Transcript of the differences between the 1968 and 1996 versions of romeo the differences between the 1968 and 1996 versions of romeo and juliet - juliet and. Romeo and juliet by william shakespeare is a loved classic over the years it has been remade into movies, ballets and children's books this article will compare and contrast between the play itself and two famous romeo and juliet movies the old version (1968) and the newer version (1996.
• note down the key similarities and differences between these versions is it that each version of romeo and juliet does be filmed in a new way. Zefirelli's version of this scene is very different to the one previously analysed due to the time period between the deaths of romeo and juliet this version uses a lot of close ups which helps build up the tension before the deaths of the main characters. Act i prologue two households, both alike in dignity, in fair verona, where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. Romeo and juliet is a tragedy written by william shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.
Romeo and juliet (old vs new) this essay shows the subtle differences that can occur between directors, even when they are basing the movie off of almost the exact same script almost no two movies are exactly alike, no matter how hard the directors and actors might try. Romeo & juliet author william shakespeare was born in statford-upon-avon on april 23 1564 he went to free grammar school in stratford it was a good school where he learned even greek and latin. Romeo and juliet has been one of the most popular story in history for over 400 years, written by william shakespeare the greatest writer in the english languagein both poem and play one of the most famous scene in this story is the balcony scenein the 20th century,two directors created their own versions or interpretations of not only the. Shakespeare's romeo and juliet is the most famous love story to date the play focuses on romantic love, where romeo and juliet experience love at first sight they discover their lover is their enemy through decades of family feuds romeo is a montague and juliet a capulet due to the family.
The love stories are the same in that aspect and wanting to have love some of the new versions differ a little from the old versions 2 how does each version reflect the culture and time period in which they exist the old version were made in the 1900's and the culture was probably a lot different then it is now. He was born in 1974 & this version of romeo & juliet featuring dicaprio & claire danes was released in 1996 therefore, he was 22 years old when he appeared in this movie share to. The article is a three-way comparison and contrast of franco zeffirelli's 1968 romeo and juliet, baz luhrmann's 1996 william shakespeare's romeo + juliet, and the original tragedy i chose it because i had watched and critically analyzed zeffirelli's version for another class and i was interested in differences and similarities with. The romeo & juliet movie and play the following essay will explain some similarities and differences between the 1968 movie rendition of romeo & juliet and the play written by william shakespeare. He dies on the beach in romeo's arms when in the old version he dies and falls on the church steps, and the big difference between the old and the modern version is the change in mercutio's skin color, he is black in luhrmann's movie and white in zefferelli's version.
Romeo and juliet laws address the issue of consensual sex between teens and young adults historically, these young adults could be charged with statutory rape when engaging in a relationship or sexual relations with someone who is technically under the age of consent. Published: thu, 13 jul 2017 the renowned william shakespeare's play, romeo and juliet was directed into two movie versions the traditional version of 1968 that was directed by franco zeffirelli and the modern version of 1996 that followed as directed by baz luhrman. In our case, we will be comparing and contrasting 3 different versions of the balcony scene from shakespeare's romeo and juliet using your venn diagram worksheet (seen here at the left) organize your thoughts on the commonalities and differences of the three versions of the balcony scene.
More so than other versions, zeffirelli was praised for capturing the earnest young romance between juliet and romeo, which is so difficult to convey correctly. Franco zefferelli's version is much different than the more modern version of baz luhrmann the former seemed to wish to place itself in the time period of fair verona there was a desire to. Romeo and juliet (old vs new) romeo and juliet (old vs new) this essay shows the subtle differences that can occur between directors, even when they are basing the movie off of almost the exact same script. Director george cukor and producer irving g thalberg's adaptation of romeo and juliet, a lavish production of shakespeare's tale about two star-crossed lovers, is extremely well-produced and acted.
- william shakespeare's romeo and juliet although the story of romeo and juliet is over 500 years old, it is as relevant and appealing today as it was when first performed although dated, the story of romeo and juliet still holds great appeal and relevance to today's society, despite the differences in morals and values between william. Romeo and juliet movie comparison 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.
The many versions of romeo and juliet , for example, demonstrate that although the bard's plays are over 400 years old, they haven't yet reached their use-by date. There are many differences in the comparison of the new and older versions one difference is that the old one, romeo sneaks through the garden while in the new one he goes through the pool area. Diffrences between new and old versions of romeo and juliet essay by papernerd contributor , high school, 11th grade , march 2001 download word file , 2 pages download word file , 2 pages 00 0 votes.