Baz Luhrmann

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  • Baz Luhrmann

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    Baz Luhrmann Catalogue and Commentary ======================== The following items have been collected in aid of my research: 1. jjj 'Strictly Ballroom' directed by Baz Luhrmann 1992 2. jjj 'Romeo & Juliet' directed by Baz Luhrmann 1997 3. jjj 'Moulin Rouge' directed by Baz Luhrmann 2001 4. jjj 'Making it' feature - the making of Moulin Rouge 5. j Imdb - website - cast and crew lists/ user reviews 6. jj Baz Luhrmann interview on Moulin Rouge

  • Australia, by Baz Luhrmann

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    film by Baz Luhrmann “Australia”, I cannot but mention the importance of the film-form of it. This epic historical film "Autralia" combines the genres of drama, war, westerns and adventure. The film has such a beautiful attraction, thanks to the magnificent landscapes of Australia, against which events unfold, as well as by the desire to win the director's success with the audience. The film raises important and difficult questions of brutal racial policies of Australian governments. Baz Luhrmann

  • Romeo and Juliet, adapted by Baz Luhrmann

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    parents, as a direct comparison to Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Baz Luhrmann depicts the scenes of high importance, analysing them, and reducing them to mere quotes. He uses the dialogue to his advantage – the characters almost express his opinion entirely. For example, in A1, S3, when Lady Capulet shoves Juliet in the face, it is clear to the audience that she is a self-centred, cold lady, who cares for nobody but herself. Luhrmann also uses sonnets and soliloquies

  • Analysis Of The Film Style Of Baz Luhrmann

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    The evolution of a director’s style: Baz Luhrmann (Topic 3) Baz Luhrmann uses a postmodernist style throughout his films (Moulin Rouge, Strictly Ballroom, Romeo and Juliet, The Great Gatsby) to create a unique viewing experience. Baz Luhrmann creates films that reflect on real, emotional, moral stories that both excite and enthral his audience through a world so deceiving, while telling a story that inflicts on pain and the power of loss. He uses mis-en-scenes of shots, proxemics space and lighting

  • Franco Zeffirelli And Baz Luhrmanns Romeo And Juliet

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    Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet      Sex, drugs, and violence are usually a potent combination, and only William Shakespeare could develop them into a masterful, poetic, and elegant story. In the play, "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet," all these aspects of teenage life absorb the reader or watcher. It is understood that Hollywood would try to imitate this masterpiece on screen, and it has done so in two films: Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 "Romeo

  • Misrepresentation Of Indigenous Australian In Australia By Baz Luhrmann

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    The film Australia by Baz Luhrmann displayed numerous misrepresentation of Indigenous Australians. King George or better known as the “magic man” according to Nullah demonstrates an inaccurate and stereotypical view of Aboriginal Australians as being mysterious and spiritually powerful. Australia depicts Aboriginal Australians as being in touch with nature which is a positive stereotype. Nature plays an important role in the Aboriginal culture since they live off of the land by hunting, gathering

  • Baz Luhrmann and Zefferelli's Portrayal of the Opening of Romeo and Juliet

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    Baz Luhrmann and Zefferelli's Portrayal of the Opening of Romeo and Juliet "Romeo and Juliet" is a tragic love story on a background of hatred and animosity. It is definitely one of Shakespeare's most well known plays, arguably the most well known. The fact that this play is so well known has presented problems to directors who wanted to try and stage or film "Romeo and Juliet" - there is more pressure on them to create something unique and original. The challenge has

  • How to Account for the Success of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Luhrmann

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    How to Account for the Success of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Luhrmann “The play re-worked for MTV.” This is just one of the many ways Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet has been described after the director dramatically changed the way the world sees Shakespeare. The controversial film shows us just how important Shakespeare still is no matter how you try to change it. The classic, original play will always be present in some way. The film’s success came with great publicity

  • Comparison of Franco Zefferelli’s Romeo and Juliet to The Adaptation by Baz Luhrmann

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    Comparison of Franco Zefferelli’s Romeo and Juliet to The Adaptation by Baz Luhrmann This essay aims to discus the similarities and differences of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, directed by Franco Zefferelli and Baz Luhrmann. In this essay there will be an outline of the story, a comparison of the techniques used in each film and the affect these techniques have on the viewer. In Fair Verona two families have been feuding for generations, the Capulets and the Montagues

  • Comparing Prologues of Romeo and Juliet by Franco Zefirelli and Baz Luhrmann

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    Comparing Prologues of Romeo and Juliet by Franco Zefirelli and Baz Luhrmann Analysis and comparison of the presentation of the prologue in film version of 'Romeo and Juliet', one by Franco Zefirelli, the other by Baz Luhrmann The prologue is the introduction, which gives an overview of the play. It tells us what happens at the end of the play, in this case in 'Romeo and Juliet' it is told in the introduction, for example the lines, 'a pair of star-cross'd lovers take

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