Troy

Troy

  • R
  • 2004
  • 163 min
  • USA, Malta
  • drama, history, romance
6.5/10

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.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Screenwriter: David Benioff

Stars: Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Eric Bana

A brawny, entertaining spectacle, but lacking emotional resonance.

Director


  • Wolfgang Petersen
    Wolfgang Petersen

    Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter. His films include The NeverEnding Story, Enemy Mine, Outbreak, In the Line of Fire, Air Force One, The Perfect Storm, Troy, and

Main Cast


Crew


Producer: Colin Wilson, Diana Rathbun, Wolfgang Petersen

Editor: Peter Honess

Casting: Lucinda Syson

Director Of Photography: Roger Pratt

Original Music Composer: James Horner

Costume Design: Bob Ringwood

Associate Producer: Barbara Huber

Production Design: Nigel Phelps

Sound: Matt Grimes, James Boyle, Martin Cantwell, David E. Campbell, Jim Henrikson, Ed Colyer, Christopher Assells

Visual Effects: Alex Bicknell

Make Up / Hair: Lynda Armstrong, Aldo Signoretti, Orla Carrol

Content


Tagline: For passion. For honor. For destiny. For victory. For love.

Genres: drama, history, romance

Certificate: R

Categories: trojan war, ancient world, bronze age, greek mythology, epic, revenge, cowardice, sparta greece, warrior, tragic hero, death of hero, siege, helen of troy, prince, walled city, aegean sea, cremation

Details


Year: 2004

Runtime: 163 min

Country: USA, Malta, UK

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, SDDS, DTS

Reviews


  • Jonathan Romney (Independent (UK))

    Wooden horse, wooden acting, wouldn't bother if I were you.

  • Tim Brayton (Antagony & Ecstasy)

    An adaptation of The Iliad that would have had to work much harder to miss the point of The Iliad any more thoroughly.