Then Romeo sneaks up behind her and startles her causing them to fall in her pool. Cite References Print Ansen, David. However, Zeffirelli provided a more believable encounter having Romeo appear from the cover of the trees to over hear Juliet.
A closer reading, however, will also illuminate significant deviations in verse. Then they share a kiss that compared to the version was bland. This scene involves Romeo risking his life to catch a glance at Juliet when to his luck she appears on her balcony.
Tybalt goes inside, but Abra remains next to the car, sees the Montague boys, and faces them with an intimidating glare. In the end the version balcony scene was done well with some minor flaws.
But also, Luhrmann edits some lines of Juliet before she kills herself, having her merely picking up the gun and shooting herself in the head.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. No, sir, I do not bite my thumb at you, sir, but I bite my thumb, sir 1. Luhrmann modifies these concepts in his rendition to conform to a contemporary audience.
Even though the production is over 40 years older he was able to deliver a more genuine scene mainly by having good actors. The acting was dull, the setting was irrelevant and the music was atrocious. Tybalt is constantly presented with low angle shots, suggesting that he is the dominating figure.
An example is between Tybalt and Lord Capulet when Tybalt spots Romeo, at the venue, wanting to draw his sword. Zeffirelli successfully draws the viewer in by having the actors confess their love with only the backdrop of ambient sounds at first, relying completely on the integrity of the acting.
Whilst the central interpretation of love and death is of course present, arguably the film version, because of its different medium and the need to create an impact, does adapt, alter and edit various parts of the original script, and this is something that Shakespeare incorporated jokes of the time, mentions of royalty, and allusions to historical events in his plays.
Luhrmann takes a very different approach to developing this scene and is by far my favorite of the three. Most of the time, the camera uses low angle when Lord Capulet is in the scene, as the powerful upper hand.
They proceed to argue about whose master is better, and fight until Benvolio arrives and tells them to put up their swords.
They continue their repartee until Abraham and another servingman of the Montagues arrive. Gregory suggests that frowning in their general direction will suffice initially. They talk for a bit but, as Romeo moves forward Juliet moves backwards.
Then the nurse calls out for Juliet Romeo climbs up the tree a second time to give Juliet one last kiss and them both take their leave. On other hand, in the version takes place in Verona Beach in modern day since there was technology that did not exist in the 14th century like elevators, security cameras, and a pool.
In the version Romeo attempting to sneak around the Capulet mansion to see Juliet but he make several mistakes. The scene ends with Juliet running up to her balcony but instead of their hands slipping away from each other she drops him a trinket.
The differences between these two works are distinctly illustrated in Act One, Scene One of the text and its matching film scene. Both productions end the scene with the two lovers hands slowly sliding apart as they leave, perhaps Carlei is giving a nod to the previous production.
A mere glance at the film will show anyone with even the slightest knowledge of the play that the two are ferociously different in terms of setting, costume, casting, music, and props. The attire used in the film was deliberate, to stress certain characteristics. Luhrmann does this as well, pulling in numerous references to recent pop culture.
Comparing the to the the version was a lot worse. Once they declare to be married Juliet leaves for a moment allowing Romeo to express his boundless joy by bouncing around on the tree he climbed. The two texts are set in completely contrasting social and historical contexts of Elizabethan England to Southern California in Verona Beach.
After Juliet discovers Romeo he climbs up the tree and they share a few passionate kisses.In the play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare a lot of literal techniques are used to portray the theme of rivalry in act one scene one.
This part of the play is adapted very well by Baz Luhrmann in his film adaptation. of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet, I found myself dissatisfied as I began to see the famous balcony scene reveal.
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 Balcony Scene Comparison. Introduction.
One of the most famous scene in the Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet is the “balcony scene” which occurred in (). and the version which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes and was directed by Baz Luhrmann.
The differences between the and versions of Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet directed by Baz Luhrmann Accuracy to the play: Most dialogue but is made simpler - Main scenes, although adapted to fit the modern theme of the movie Balcony Scene Juliet: O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?.
Romeo And Juliet Scene Comparison. Print Reference this. Disclaimer: The renowned William Shakespeare’s play, “Romeo and Juliet” was directed into two movie versions; the traditional version of that was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and the modern version of that followed as directed by Baz Luhrman.
In the balcony scene. Modernized version of the play Baz Luhrmann Romeo sneaks into Capulet's Orchard.
Exchange vows of love. Plan to get married.
The Balcony Scene Baz Luhrmann's interpretation of Romeo and Juliet was more successful in positioning the audience to realise the tragedy of the play. Balcony Scene - Baz.Download