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Essay | Comparing and Contrasting the Two Film Versions of `Romeo and Juliet'

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Comparing and Contrasting the Two Film Versions of `Romeo and Juliet'

Summary: It is the camparison of two versions of William Skakespeares' Romeo and Juliet.The modern Baz Lurhmans version(1996)and the classic version by Franco Zeffirelli(1968).
Concentrating on the opening scene of the text, compare and contrast with the versions of `Romeo and Juliet' that you have seen. Describe in detail how the director has interpreted and translated the scene on screen. Comment on the adaptation as a whole.

For this piece of coursework I am going to compare and contrast the differences and similarities of the William Shakespeare's play `Romeo and Juliet' with two films that have adapted this story.

William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. He wrote the play `Romeo and Juliet' in 1594.

The story of Romeo and Juliet would be known as a tragic love story. It is about two star-crossed lovers who are being kept apart because of the feud between their two families: the Capulets and the Montagues. (Romeo was a Montague and Juliet was a Capulet). Because...

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