"The Tragedy of Julius Caesar"

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The Tragedy of Julius Caesar was written over 400 years ago by one of the greatest playwrights, William Shakespeare; Julius Caesar was made in 1970 and directed by Stuart Burge. When creating a movie based on a written piece, such as a play, changes are going to be made. Because it will be the director's own version of the play he will make it based on his perception and then add his own creative ideas. These changes …

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…it left out an important speech. The creative part of it does not make up for the absence of Octavius' speech. As you can see, there were many differences between the play and the movie. Some of these differences made the movie confusing while others were necessary so the movie would not be too long. In my opinion most changes took away important parts of the story; and, we agree that the play was better.