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    Film The film of Hamlet has become one of Shakespeare's most famous works. Many different directors have each given their own interpretation of Hamlet. We have looked at three different film versions. Kenneth Brannagh, Lawrence Olivier and Franco Zefirelli. The part of the play I am going to look at is Hamlets monologue; "To be, or not to be" I have chosen this monologue because it is the section of the play which most people remember. It is also a very strong powerful monologue.

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    Franco Zeffirelli's Hamlet for Today

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    Franco Zeffirelli's 1990 filmic translation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet is a dramatic telling of the classic story which is as well acted as it is entertaining. Aside from these points, Zeffirelli's (and co-scripter Christopher Devore's) screenplay is an edited, and re-mixed version of the original which has many lines cut, as well as the entire sub plot concerning Fortenbras, completely removed. Franco Zefirelli's private interpretation of Hamlet, although divergent in some ways from Shakespeare's

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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 their life', 'doth

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    World War I was a very complicated war. It goes back as far back as 1870. Of course the was didn’t last for that many years, but it had many casues. Not just one spark that started it off. The Franco-Prussian War was one of these casues. There were sevral Franco-Prussian Wars. The last Franco-Prussian War started in 1870. Prussia was in a confederation. A confederation is a group of states that are loosly joined together and have more power than the government of the whole country. Prussia was the

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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 and Juliet" and Baz Luhrmann's

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    This paper will compare the differences between Franco Zefferilli’s version and Baz Luhrmann’s version of Romeo and Juliet. The story of Romeo and Juliet is about two powerful households in Verona Italy; these households have had a grudge with each other for many years. During their fighting some how the son of the Montegues and the daughter of the Capulets fall in love with each other, and the family doesn’t like it at all. In 1968 Franco Zeffirelli released his version of Romeo and Juliet,

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    at first sight. Act II Scene II the balcony scene displays that romantic notion perfectly. “The most filmed of all plays, ‘Romeo and Juliet’, with its universal themes… remains uniquely adaptable for any time period,” (Botnick, 2002). Directors Franco Zeffirelli (1968) and Baz Luhrman (1996) provide examples of the plays adaption to suit the teenage generation of their time. Identifying the key elements of each version: the directors intentions, time/place, pace, symbols, language and human context

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    Audiences walk away without a true understanding of Shakespeare but a twisted and misconstrued idea. The world in which we live is all about theatrics, exaggerations, fabrications, as well as, entertainment. As you pointed on in the chapter the works of Franco Zeffirelli’s film version of The Taming of the Shrew was only 30% of actual Shakespeare leaving 70% for his own interpretation plus plenty of room for entertainment. What’s the point then? Why even claim its Shakespeare? Answer, they know the name

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    Francisco Franco

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    Francisco Franco Francisco Franco was the dictator of Spain from 1939 to 1975, including the time of WW2. Perhaps he was better known as “El Caudillo,” translated into English as The Leader. He was born and raised in Spain. He was a very brilliant military general who led Nationalist rebels in defeating the Spanish government during the Spanish Civil War. Although he was viewed as a Fascist Dictator, he strongly opposed communism. He was an extremely important figure in the course of world history

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    Francisco Franco

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    Francisco Franco was a general and authoritarian leader, who governed Spain from 1939 to 1975. He came to power shortly after the start of the Spanish Civil War. In that war, he led the rebel Nationalist Army to victory over the Loyalist forces. After the war ended in 1939, Franco held complete control of Spain. His regime was similar to a Fascist dictatorship. He carried out the functions of chief of state, prime minister, commander in chief, and leader of the Falange, the only permitted political

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