Baz luhrmann and franco zeffirelli have both made productions of romeo and juliet baz luhrmann's version is very modern but still uses the franco zeffirelli's seems to be set in italy, with small stone roads baz luhrmann's version however has large open spaces, hot weather and large. Romeo and juliet: zeffirelli vs luhrmann - king's collegeromeo and juliet: zeffirelli vs luhrmann by: he modernized it in a way that would appeal to the present day audience, with the help of two young actors, luhrmann vs zeffirelli by isabel mortimer on prezi and tragedy better than the zeffirelli. Luhrmann vs zeffirelli by gnome originally published on ive had to write an article for my coursework comparing luhrmanns romeo and however the luhrmann version of romeo and juliet was set in miami this was to exaggerate the chic, modern look it works very well and attracted. Baz luhrmann went for the approach of modernising the film lurrhman set it in what was miami beach but he called verona beach it was all very trashy, when mercutio and friends went to the capulet ball they were all on ecstasy, neon crucifixes popped up about the place.
Zeffirelli ristorante italiano | 728 pine st, herndon, va 20170 | 703-318-7000| powered by ziplocal | sitemap private events phone number 703-508-7769 inquire online here. - comparing the opening scenes of the zeffirelli and luhrmann versions of romeo and juliet this essay will focus on how franco zeffirelli and baz luhrmann tackled the task of bringing the play up to date in 1997 and getting young people interested zeffirelli's love for shakespeare's works shines.
The first difference between the zeffirelli and the luhrmann version is that in zeffirelli's take on it, juliet is very much leading romeo into marriage the zeffirelli version gives a traditional setting for the balcony scene, with a lush green backdrop creating a very romantic atmosphere. Zeffirelli's film focuses on renaissance styling and possesses a widely recognized soundtrack which stresses the play's pathos, while the music to luhrmann's version quickly builds anxiety to match the impulsiveness of the play's characters these are just a couple of suggestions. Luhrmann vs zeffirelli grade 10 english culminating 2014 conclusion storytelling when deciding whether the zeffirelli version or the luhrmann version better depicts the themes of love fate and tragedy, we realized all of these things really boil down to the overall dramatics of the films.
Romeo and juliet - zeffirelli vs luhrmann the whole doc is available only for registered users open doc book: romeo and juliet pages: 3 words: 567 views: 2014 print this essay download: pdf, docx, epub, txt get full essay. Baz luhrmann and zeffirelli both interpret the play differently, as they both had different target audiences baz luhrmann made a modern version to whereas, zeffirelli aimed to capture a slightly wider audience he aimed to recreate the time in which shakespeare intended the play to be set. The famous play, romeo and juliet, by shakespeare, has been adapted into two movies franco zeffirelli directed a historical portrayal of the film and baz luhrmann directed a modern interpretation of the film. Compared to franco zeffirelli's romeo and juliet, luhrmann's picture is easier to understand for a modern audience, and more relevant to a modern viewer because once [the viewer understands] it, the power and the beauty of the language [work] its magic. Luhrmann's film work was about youth, and how its optimism, energy, and inexperience are so ultimately human and real when analyzing the two distinct 'romeo and juliet' films and comparing them, i noticed that both zefferelli and luhrmann had a different interpretation of shakespeare's.
Zeffirelli vs luhrmann homework: create a venn diagram for zeffirelli and luhrmann's film versions of 22 label each characteristic in the diagram as a--artistic, d--dramatic, or s--script manipulation. After watching both baz luhrmann's and franco zeffirelli's versions of shakespeare's tragedy, romeo and juliet, one would not be hard pressed to find contrasting differences franco zeffirelli's is set in the renaissance era and baz luhrmann's in mod. Romeo and juliet directed by baz luhrmann romeo and juliet comparison and contrast of the text. Zeffirelli's ultimate goal for his version of romeo and juliet was to capture shakespeare's original intentions for the play while targeting the teenage audience of his generation luhrmann's intentions were different however he changed the way an audience looks at shakespeare's masterpiece by.
(franco zeffirelli and baz luhrmann's romeo and juliet 123helpmecom) as zeffirelli may have believed famous actors would steal his show he instead hired fresh new faces to give the movie a more fresh, innocence value this worked because more people were attracted to the film by the actors. Zeffirelli and luhrmann both have took different angles in their role of directing romeo and juliet outcomes, such as contrasts of characters and settings, can be compared to each other and respectively to the original works of shakespeare zeffirelli's version of the story (1968) is a. In the zeffirelli version, the balcony scene was where romeo climbed out of the two versions, zeffirelli (old version) and luhrmann (new version) my overall favorite was the modern version with leonardo i had never read the book nor watched the movie so i was thrilled to be working on it. The two that i compared are zefferelli's and luhrmann's variations both spawned from the original and brought new concepts to the stage furthermore, unlike luhrmann's variation, there are no clues in the setting to help understand meaning or tone on the other hand, zefferelli's production.
It may seem unfair to compare zeffirelli's film to one that came out thirty years later, with so much as previously mentioned, he had minimal sets and lighting to work with zeffirelli didn't have those so while baz luhrmann's version is more visual, franco zeffirelli's version does have better control. When comparing the two we have to take into consideration that the time these films were made zeffirreli's version was made in 1968, and supposedly set in the in my opinion he was able to make a film, based on the works of shakespeare and make it appeal to a wider audience than zeffirelli. Work works these two films, both interpreting the same play, but portrayed very differently when comparing the two we have to take into consideration that in the luhrmann version, because the imagination, ideas and amount of money has moved on in time since the zeffirelli one was made, the. Home about eat & drink group menus gallery nye menu 2016 contact.
Luhrmann was obviously firmly affected by zeffirelli's work, and moreover used it as a guiding line for his film, which gives rise to the question, if he was merely an epigone, or maybe rather struck by zeffirelli's scenic ideas as being plausible and practical this is a question which i shall seek to. Both zeffirelli and luhrmann make the introduction of romeo in a similar way as they both start off by showing him from afar and with soft music playing showing his romantic and soft side the only differences are the equipment used such as the presence of cars, beaches, bridges and a sunrise.