Watch this 2009 film adaptation of Macbeth, starring Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood available for free on PBS online.
Write a paper describing/analyzing two main differences you notice from page to the screen including edits/changes in story, or text and/or changes in period/setting/casting/style. Do you think the changes in the film version you identified were an improvement or did they weaken the play? And if so, how?
Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Differences between play and film adaption in Macbeth The adaptation of a book to film always tends to come with its own set of differences that will some of the times be showing. One of the cases, it is common to note that the changes that the director has made to the scripts almost change the meaning that the book intended in some of the parts. Some of the times the adaptation will have the same approach as the book making it the perfect symphony. However, the latter is rarely the case as most of the time the directors of the film adaptation of a book will have a different approach (PBS). This is the case, even when it comes to plays, which would be considered a little straight forward. In the case of the play by William Shakespeare, Macbeth, first performed in the year 1606, there are some significant changes between what is part of the play and what is part of the film adaptation that was done later on (Howard). To start with, Macbeth is a play that was written by Shakespea