So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. This in my mind makes Troy that much more believable. An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. When events unfold I actually believed they could happen. King Priam decides to have one last battle with the Greeks to leave Troy for good. I want a man I can grow old with. I have been a longtime critic of Brad Pitt as a second-tier talent who became famous only because of his looks, but in this film he surprised me.
The writing is good as far as plot development goes but I would take a few points away for some of the modern vocabulary. In fact, it made me wish David Lean had directed The Illiad in the 1960's and cast O'Toole as Achilles. Here he has a few moments where he seems out of place, a pretty boy in a soldier's world. Storyline: As the Greeks fall, they decided to head back home. Two emerging nations begin to clash after Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband, Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. Achilles is easily the most interesting and entertaining character. He is the main character in the film if you judge by acting power.
Français Genre : Péplum Année de production : 2004 Dans la Grèce antique, l'enlèvement d'Hélène, reine de Sparte, par Paris, prince de Troie, est une insulte que le roi Ménélas ne peut supporter. Based somewhat loosely on Homer's The Illiad, Troy tells of the ten year siege of Troy caused by Prince Paris illicit romance with Helen of Sparta the face that launched a thousand ships. He plays old King Priam of Troy, who at night ventures outside his walls and into the enemy camp, surprising Achilles in his tent. First, in response to all the Gladiator lovers who said on the boards that there is no one to cheer for in Troy, I say they are idiots. But for sheer entertainment value, it is one of the best films of 2004.
Pitt is modern, nuanced, introspective; he brings complexity to a role where it is not required. Brad Pitt, looking absolutely incredible here the months of training sure paid off , shoulders the movie with much confidence and adds layers to his arrogant, self-centred Achilles. Achilles is a character so often covered in other men's blood, constantly killing and fighting, that Briseis allows for Pitt to show the more sensitive side is actually useful to the character's development. Not just the army special effects but the sets and scenery are all beautiful. Achilles admits that he is not the son of the goddess, and is not immortal or invulnerable. The gods are there but only in spirit. I been a longtime critic Brad Pitt second tier talent, which became ; famous only because of his Dis, check stops, but in this film, he surprised me.
. But huge battles do not a great film make. We see the elders who continue to refer to so-called gods collide like crazy. Arrogant, rebelle, et réputé invicible, celui-ci n'a d'attache pour rien ni personne si ce n'est sa propre gloire. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. L'honneur familial étant en jeu, Agamemnon, frère de Ménélas et puissant roi de Mycènes, réunit toutes les armées grecques afin de faire sortir Hélène de Troie.
Their lines are well delivered and their characters are believable. Il pregio sta invece nella grande scena del combattimento tra Ettore ed Achille. Is it because her loins throb with passion for a hero? He even refers to my favorite scene, when she is encouraging her husband and begins to depend heavily outnumbered and still win. I guess Orlando Bloom fans wouldn't be able to bear seeing him as the bad guy and were given the uninspired transformation of Paris into a better archer than Robin Hood. It was a night battle so the Greeks didn't knew, raining them down with flaming arrows and lighting huge balls of dry branches and rolling them down at the beach.
One man alone stands as the key to victory or defeat over Troy—Achilles, believed to be the greatest warrior alive. Spear and sword are given very realistic treatments as well. And those thousand ships, battles, and numerous special effects certainly please the eye. Instead of supernatural powers and impossible feats we're treated to realism. But they come to a stop by Hector, Prince of Troy. Genre Adventure, Drama Imdb Rating 7. Hector finally had a battle with Achilles not knowing it wasn't him.
It is truly a much richer, perhaps even exciting experience, as your expectations have been lowered, and often this makes a movie-watching experience better. Gods do not have any characters and so audience. Homer's Iliad was always a complicated, ensemble story. On the other hand, Diane Kruger does not convince as Helen, and I am forced to agree with Empire magazine her face might launch a rubber dingy or two, but not a thousand ships. If Achilles was complex, then Bana's Hector is even more so.
Even Achilles' death is more realistic than in the myth. This is the convention that whenever a battle of great drama takes place, all the important characters have box seats for it. He does a good job with the film, rooting the battles in genuine emotion and intelligence, and giving it a distinctive, memorable atmosphere and artistic look. I meno giovani poi hanno anche avuto la fortuna di nutrirsi di peplum e affini negli anni Sessanta e questo ha ampliato il loro immaginario in materia. In that moment the film ascends, temporarily, to the level of the great Greek tragedy. Remember, we are going back 3200 years. In fact, this movie completely ignores the so-called gods and instead places the focus where it belongs -- on the warriors themselves.