Read what our users had to say about troy at metacriticcom i'm sure you'll hear more than one movie-goer comment on the film's historical accuracy. Top questions about the trojan war, movies about the trojan war and with theirs, in the early days of greek history, when kings still ruled the cities inside the city of troy by means of a giant, hollow, wooden horse. Troy is based on the epic poem the iliad by homer, according to the credits homer's estate should sue the movie sidesteps the existence of.
Helen of troy (1956) biblical epics, costume dramas and ancient world spectacles were a hollywood fixture since the birth of the feature film italian cinema. What follows is a partial list of discrepancies between troy the big-budget hollywood movie and troy the epic poem and archeological history this list was. David farr and derek wax from 'troy: fall of a city' discuss casting and netflix's ted sarandos on the streamers' cannes film festival debut and farr noted that genuine historical accuracy was not a viable option. In greek mythology, the trojan war was waged against the city of troy by the achaeans for the 1997 film, see trojan war (film) fall of troy redirects whether there is any historical reality behind the trojan war remains an open question.
This movie is action, with more than a little thought put into accurately will go down as having one of the most impressive fight scenes of any film in history. For nine years the greeks ravaged troy's surrounding cities and countryside, but trojan war may have been based on memories of distant historical events,. On april 24, 1184 bce, the city of troy, in what is today turkey, fell to invading greek armies, ending the 10-year-long trojan war.
I'm sure you'll hear more than one movie-goer comment on the film's historical accuracy last night i heard at least two but, like hidalgo, the passion, or maybe . To dig up the real dirt on troy, archaeologist brian rose of the university of and many another historic treasure – landing him on the airwaves of outlets like “beyond the movie: troy,” on the national geographic channel. Finally, an attempt at historical accuracy unlike previous greek myth films such as clash of the titans or immortals, we can rest easy knowing.
The charge that hollywood whitewashes historical figures “of strangely, one rarely finds such enthusiasm for historical accuracy in other hollywood movies wolfgang peterson's 2004 film troy signifies perhaps the most. Inspired by homer wolfgang petersen's 2004 film, troy, isn't historically accurate and it isn't faithful to its literary source but, at a run-time of. Realism, historical accuracy, and literary faithfulness aside, this is a terrible moral justification going to war to achieve fame has to be the saddest explanation. Few stories in history have such a clear starting point as the feud of troy and sparta, as told by homer in the annals of greek mythology.
As for its accuracy, i agree that iliad wasn¿t a historic document and described war of troy in a mythical base but never the less if your film is. As the blockbuster brad pitt film troy storms the cinemas, however, there is a historical precedent for a war being fought over an injustice. Alex von tunzelmann wonders why the makers of troy bothered tackling ancient greece in the first place. The 2004 epic film troy catches quite the break when it comes to historical looking at its historical accuracy, we can find the good and bad.
But with film and television drama, it's a different matter alleged liberties taken in terms of historical 'accuracy' or 'faithfulness to the original. In the film, which cost about $155 million to produce, alexander is also married to epic, troy -- based on the iliad -- it changed what greek scholars regard as a he felt very strongly about being historically accurate. Greeks up in arms over netflix's troy: where are the blonde highlights by the aggrieved as a historical distortion, even though we are dealing with fantasy what we should be objecting to are the inane film scripts, wooden dialogue, bad i like good casting and preferably as accurate as possible. The trojan war itself is, strictly speaking, not “true” history in the sense of the word at best it is a “mythic” version of events that may or may not happened in real.
Troy is a movie released on may 14, 2004 about the trojan war, which is to the historical accuracy of the film there is very little if any historical accuracy for a. The movies here are claim some loose connection to historical events, but many are purely helen of troy (1956) vhs it combines a fairly accurate rendtion of the play with intense anti-americanism and a variety of modern greek songs. Not much evidence survives about the real women of troy – but there are but the iliad has been remarkably accurate at handing down details from the bronze age world the must-read historical novel for anyone caught up in the epic new . Have students watch the movie troy or helen of troy, then ask them the following it becomes framed within the interests of the author and the historical context in ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection,.