The first noticeable difference is in the films title.
In both, the clothing was from the Elizabethan era. In the play, and movie, the story took place in Vienna.
The last similarity is the ending in both the play, and movie.
Baz Luhrmann has shown straight away that this is a modern adaptation of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and this film heavily involves religion, only within the introduction.
Compared to the Zefirelli film, it is almost the opposite.
It also goes straight into the first scene, while Luhrmanns introduces and names the characters.
Compare And Contrast Essay On Romeo And Juliet Films
Introduction Compare and contrast the two 'Romeo and Juliet' films, by Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann.Comparison of Romeo and Juliet Movies Franco Zeffirellis ‘Romeo & Juliet’ was the most popular film in the box office in 1968, eight years after he directed it on the stage in the West End.Baz Luhrmann created his version thirty years later, in a modern style.The two films also present very different settings.Luhrmann's is based in modern-day America and Zeffirelli's is based in traditional Italy.The Romeo & Juliet Movie and Play The following essay will explain some similarities and differences between the 1968 movie rendition of "Romeo & Juliet"Ã¯Â¿Â½ and the play written by William Shakespeare.Some similarities are the clothing, setting, and ending. One similarity is the clothing that the actors wore in the play and movie.Finally, the story ends with the tragic death of Romeo and Juliet.The differences are few but noticeable, they are the characters, and scenes. Mass-produced colour photolithography on paper for Toy Theatre; Romeo and Juliet (background and surroundings removed) by Wikipedia.As you can see, the similarities are the clothing, setting, and ending. If you want all of the information, you should read the play.If you do not want all of the information and want to "see"Ã¯Â¿Â½ the story, you should watch the movie.