We need our stories to be told in a shorter period. I feel the same way. A crowd scene or two, yes, but the overall effect is of a carefully staged world, swept so clean of debris and humanity, it is as if Verona, like us, is waiting for something to happen. Now 16, Steinfeld makes a refreshingly not-out-of-the-box Hollywood Juliet. Romeo's cousin, persuades him to forget Rosaline but Romeo rebuffs him.
I think he is quite extraordinary to look at, on the screen, and very convincing, so I never really thought of anyone else for Romeo, to be honest. Gazetta Di Mantova in Italian. In the shonky hands of Italian director Carlo Carlei, his dutiful pastiche has quite the opposite effect. Use of this website including any and all parts and components constitutes your acceptance of these and. I like to think it's just for the trailer, to get people who normally wouldn't watch Shakespeare interested. The problems of Fellowes' adaptation are compounded by director Carlo Carlei, who doesn't shape scenes. Alas, happiness was not to come, for in time the flames of their youthful passion will consume them both.
Written by Julian Fellowes and directed by Carlo Carlei, the film also stars Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Natascha McElhone, Ed Westwick, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Lesley Manville. Steinfeld finished filming her scenes on 7 March 2012. Then, the more I looked into the trailer's dialogue, the more changes I saw, both in additions and alterations. After the party ends, Romeo sneaks into Juliet's garden secretly where he witnesses Juliet expressing her love for him. In my opinion, this is unacceptable! All of the film's dialogue should come from the original play. One day at the market place, the feuding families start a brawl which infuriates the Prince and he threatens that if the peace of Verona is disturbed again, he shall take their lives.
A play that was written for an audience experience in the late 1580s or 1590s is a completely different animal to a modern movie narrative. He said something to Juliet about never mentioning Romeo's name in their house again. The only people we have to do that with is the innermost family. This was like an action movie and you were absolutely blown away by only the dialogue. Whereas in England, no agent will give you an actor for more than three years.
In an attempt to be as faithful as possible to the original play, producers of the latest version cast Hailee Steinfeld, who was 15 at the time of filming — about the age Shakespeare intended Juliet to be. An ageless story from the world's most renowned author is reimagined for the 21st Century. Po r+i,0 :Uo i,r-1 ,g e,yr t,3 ,i,! You did feel that they were in love with each other, in the movie. Like of Shakespeare's tragedy, this film uses the traditional setting of Renaissance Verona, but, unlike previous major film adaptations, only follows the plot and uses only some of the dialogue as written by Shakespeare. To puke is to throw up.
The result is an adaptation representing the worst of both worlds, neither authentic Shakespeare nor a wholesale update of the language, but rather mangled Shakespeare mixed with stilted, clumsy fake Shakespeare - a lifeless fake that will put many off of the original for the rest of their lives. Still, I think it's a dumb thing to do and I hope the movie receives some measure of backlash for it, otherwise it may start an unfortunete trend in future Shakespeare adaptations. The Most Dangerous Love Story Ever Told. When you mess with the language, you are no longer performing Shakespeare. The film stars , , , , , and. He changes character motivations, adds new scenes that are dumb and indulges in the worst aping of Shakespeare, with no feeling for the spirit or music of the original. The problem with the changes in this film is that they are dull.
The Bard's swoony saga of star-crossed teen lovers from opposing feuding families has proved durable no matter what the treatment. Is he just doing one episode of the show? Where did that girl go? Odd as it may seem, looking at this porky old fellow…once inside there was a lover! Determined not to let the sins of their families' turbulent pasts stand in the path of true love, Romeo and Juliet run away to wed in secrecy. They just leave and get another job. These stories, and Romeo more than any other, take us back into that emotion. I suppose I respond to that as much as anyone else does. The Verona and Mantua locations are breathtaking. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie.
I feel that's what Hailee gave to us. I'll admit that they even fooled me for most of it. For example: Romeo: Juliet, if your heart like mine is full then tell the joy that weights us this night. Originally, there was nudity and sexuality planned during the post-wedding bedroom scene but was deleted due to Steinfeld's age. With Shakespeare it was definitely a process learning that text, going through and translating each thing. The film was shot at the grotto Sacro Speco in ; ; , Lazio; , Rome; and in. First I have to go inside myself and establish something real.