Baz luhrmann and franco zeffirelli portrayed the film 'romeo and juliet' in very different ways most of the scenes in the film are portrayed in different ways although there are some similarities there are some very obvious differences including the intended audience, the setting, the place and the timing of.
This essay will discuss the impacts of film adaptation on shakespeare in the literary canon, in particular the adaptations of romeo and juliet by franco zeffirelli in 1968 and romeo + juliet by baz luhrmann in 1996 these two films have been selected due to their status as appealing to a youthful audience.
Baz luhrmann's energetic adaptation of romeo and juliet, starring leonardo dicaprio and claire danes as the star-crossed lovers, hit theaters on nov 1, 1996, joining a long line of cinematic reinterpretations of shakespeare's beloved tragedy here, we rank 12 notable remakes of the play, with. William shakespeare's romeo and juliet may be one of the most-screened plays of all time the most notable theatrical releases were george cukor's multi-oscar -nominated 1936 production romeo and juliet, franco zeffirelli's 1968 film romeo and juliet, and baz luhrmann's 1996 mtv-inspired romeo + juliet.
Directed by baz luhrmann with leonardo dicaprio, claire danes, john leguizamo, harold perrineau shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of verona still retaining its original dialogue.