Romeo And Juliet: Play Vs Movie

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Romeo and Juliet: Play vs. Movie One difference in the movie that is immediately apparent is the time period. The play Romeo and Juliet, was set in the 1400s therefore it contained more old and ancient items. The movie was set in 1996 so newer and modern items were used. For example, the movie showed more modern buildings and taxi cabs were present. Also, in the play, there is a brawl against the Montagues and Capulets that took place in the ancient town of Verona. On both sides they used swords to fight each other. In the movie, the brawl took place in a big city at a gas station. The Montagues and Capulets used hand guns instead of swords to fight each other. Therefore, the viewer can relate more to the movie due their own experiences in
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