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Troy (2004)
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Call no.:
DVD PA4025.A2 T76 2007
Title:
Troy
Originally produced:
2004
Format:
DVD
Summary:
In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus. The result is an epic war in which the Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior, embodies the hopes of the people of his city.
Credits:
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Radiant production in association with Plan B ; produced by Wolfgang Petersen, Diana Rathbun, Colin Wilson ; screenplay, David Benioff ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen.
Edition:
Two-disc special ed. ; Director's cut ; Ulitmate collector's ed. ; Widescreen version.
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]
Languages:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Open-captioned.
Details:
2 DVDs (196 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Radiant Productions (Firm)
Plan B (Firm)
Director(s):
Petersen, Wolfgang
Screenwriter(s):
Benioff, David
Producer(s):
Petersen, Wolfgang
Rathbun, Diana
Wilson, Colin
Cast:
Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Brendan Gleeson, Peter O'Toole.
Production:
Director of photography, Roger Pratt ; editor, Peter Honess ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Bob Ringwood ; production designer, Nigel Philps ; visual effects supervisor, Nick Davis ; special effects supervisor, Joss Williams.
Notes:
Based on the poem "Iliad" by Homer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: "Troy revisited: an introduction by Wolfgang Petersen" featurette; "Troy in focus:" the talent and resources an epic movie requires; "In the thick of battle:" the film's thrilling action sequences; "From ruins to reality:" the history behind the production design; "Troy: an effects odyssey:" the secrets behind the miraculous special effects; "Attacking Troy:" gearing up for an on-screen siege; "Greek ship towing" featurette; theatrical trailer. Also laid in container: Director's portfolio including an introductory personal message from Wolfgang Petersen; 10 behind-the-scenes photo cards; 20 bound script pages.
Subjects:
Homer Film adaptations.
Paris (Legendary character) Drama.
Helen of Troy (Greek mythology) Drama.
Achilles (Greek mythology) Drama.
Trojan War Drama.
Troy (Extinct city) History Drama.
Genre:
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Epic films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Action and adventure films
Genre: Epic films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Spoken language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Troy
Director: Petersen, Wolfgang
Actor: Bana, Eric
Actor: Bean, Sean
Actor: Bloom, Orlando
Actor: Cox, Brian
Musical score composer: Horner, James
Production studio: Plan B (Firm)
Production studio: Radiant Productions (Firm)
Production studio: Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No