Ow does Baz Luhrmann interpret Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet?
How does Baz Luhrmann interpret Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet?
The two characters I would like to examine are Mercutio and Tybolt, Examine the way they are represented in the film,
The two scenes I would like to discuss how the director interprets from the original play are the Opening fight scene at the petrol station,Fire a symbol for hate in the film. The way the film shows close-ups/medium shots/quick cuts.
and also the ballroom scene where romeo and juliet meet for the first time, across a fish tank-water love in the film,how do the costumes represent the characters,
think about characterization, and the settings in the film. The use of lanuage in the film, especially for dramatic,poetic or figurative effect. The props used in the film guns instead of swords.
Film Baz Luhrmanns Romeo and Juliet.
Book Romeo and Juliet