Romeo And Juliet Play Vs Movie

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Why is Zeffirelli version is better than Luhrmann version? Franco Zeffirelli is an Italian director and producer operas, film, and television. He was born February 12, 1923 in Florence, Italy. Both Luhrmann and Zeffirelli version use Shakespeare play if Romeo and Juliet. However, Luhrmann version of Romeo and Juliet is more like it happened in modded time. And Zeffirelli is more like Shakespeare traditional play. Zeffirelli does a better job retelling the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.
First, the setting in Zeffirelli version help makes the movie do a better job retelling the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. For example, the setting help makes it looks like it happened in accurate time and place. In 1;1 the setting at Verona market help make it looks like it happened in accurate time. This shows that, the environment in Verona market looks like classical time period. Also, the setting follows the accurate time and setting as Shakespeare play. This is because, setting help brings viewers interest. Because Zeffirelli version, is trying to follow the accurate Shakespeare play, peoples are paying more interest in Zeffirelli version. Setting in Zeffirelli help bring the
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Specifically, good actors help bring more viewers. In 5;3 when Romeo about to drink the poison and when Juliet killed herself. The way they act look so real and capture our attention. This show that, the better the actors and actress is age better the movie is. The actors and actress in Zeffirelli know what they saying and act. They master how to speak Shakespeare language. This example proves, that Zeffirelli does a better job of retelling the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. They're both good at acted out Romeo and Juliet in Shakespeare play. They actually know the rhythm to speak Shakespeare language. In conclusion, Zeffirelli does a better job because the actors and actress they know how to act and speaks as the Romeo and Juliet in Shakespeare

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