The animated tale Gnomeo & Juliet is a children oriented movie which adapted from William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy work, Romeo & Juliet. The story is introduced to the audience by a little gnome reading a prologue on a stage with a lighting focuses on him, saying "The story you are about to see has been told before. A lot. And now we are going to tell it again. But different. It’s about two star-crossed lovers kept apart by a big fued. No one knos how this feud started, but it’s all quite entertaining". It’s a part of speech by a little gnome in the opening of movie.
It’s true that the story will be told in different ways. It is totally different in the characters. Beside it’s a animated film, in which obviously do not be played by the natural human, the characters are played by garden gnomes.It’s not only different, but also clever and funny, because they can only move when human are not watching them and will turn back as gnomes when human realize them.
The other differents with Shakespear’s work are the setting. In this movie, the Montagues and Capulets are two humans who live side by side as neighbors that share a duplex on Verona Drive in present day Stratford-Upon-Avon. Nevertheless, they live in feuding. Mr. Capulet and Miss Montague do not like each other so naturally.Their backyards are landscaped with so many flowers and filled beautifully with colorfull garden ornaments, and especially gnomes. There the gnomes are, live inthe garden of Mr. Capulet and Miss