Macbeth Movie Vs Movie Analysis

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Between films and books, it is often seen how different the films tend to be in comparison with the real book story. In the play Macbeth, written by Shakespeare, and the 2015 movie of Macbeth, directed by Justin Kurzel,there are major differences seen. Although the film and the play share many similarities, the changes in the plot that occur during the movie change the flow and results of the situations occurring within the play. In the movie, Justin Kurzel takes away the psychological power Lady Macbeth has over different events, gives a different view of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, and the plot twist caused by Malcolm’s actions. Macbeth the film and Macbeth the play, show how a movie can differ from the actual message and mood the original author is in reality giving. …show more content…
Right after Macbeth murders Duncan, he stays in the room, then Malcolm walks in, seeing his father’s dead body besides Macbeth. Macbeth then threats Malcolm, causing him to escape to England, changing the the dramatic irony caused by the murder of Duncan in the play. As well as, Malcolm is shown as a fragile character during the play, who would not fight for the throne by revealing the truth about Macbeth. Malcolm’s character in the movie causes a big gap in the plot between the movie and the book.
On the whole, although both the play and the movie share similar plots, there are notable changes in the plot, which leads to change the audience’s perspective about both the play and movie. Some of the main differences in contrast found in the play and film are Lady Macbeth’s compassionate heart, the personalities portrayed by Lady Macbeth and Macbeth, and the changes in the character of Malcolm. In the play it becomes easier to understand the outcome of certain aspects, whereas in the movie, the circumstances portrayed are not as detailed and specific, leaving a different message for the

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