Duas Casas: A Creative-Critical Commentary on Romeo And Juliet
Abstract Adaptations created in pedagogical contexts are creative-critical commentaries which produce concepts about adaptational relations unavailable through traditional academic works. The aim of this article is to describe and analyze the short film Duas casas, a creative-critical commentary on Romeo and Juliet produced in a pedagogical context. After presenting the production’s context and describing the fourteen-minute film, the article will analyze the short film’s cultural and social significance by approaching the discussion through Huang’s concept of cultural location. In conclusion, producing creative-critical commentaries legitimate readers to appropriate the text dealing with it as a living organism, persistently being revisited and recreated.