Malta Anne Marie Walters Hector’s battle skills are matched by his wisdom; he accurately predicted that his brother Paris running away with Menelaus’s wife would lead to tragedy, and he correctly suggested that the Trojans shouldn’t attack the Greeks as it would cause Achilles to rejoin the war. They desecrated the temple of the gods, and Apollo desecrated their flesh. He was handsome, fierce, and high-spirited, merciful to the citizens, and deserving of love. He manages to beat Ajax and Patroclus, as well as give even Achilles a very close battle. Interestingly James Cosmo is the only actor of the four whose characters die in both films. Many stagehands fainted from the degree weather 38 degrees Celsius on location. Ajax Telamon also survives the Iliad, but in related literature he dies by his own hand shortly after Achilles’ death.

It also helped spark the “Achilles from Troy vs Leonidas from debate”, but whether a Greek could conquer a Spartan is a topic for another day. Throughout the Homeric poems, several references are made to dogs, vultures, and other creatures that devour the dead. Terry Gilliam was offered the chance to direct the movie. His regret at this decision was partly why he agreed to direct this film. Still, why do I rank him higher than Hector if Hector managed to defeat him? Yes No Share this Share this:

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The Fellowship of the Ring Other such pieces of evidence are names of Trojan heroes in Linear B tablets. This supports the Maven widget and search functionality.

This is used to detect comment spam. Cinesite as Jon Neill Catherine Nelson But with many powerful Trojan and Greek champions duking it out along the way, which heroes reign supreme? Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.


Troy () – Trivia – IMDb

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Many German viewers were annoyed when they realized that, in the German dubbed version, the dubbing voice of Brad Bozgrius was changed from his usual one Tobias Meister to the voice of Martin Kesslerwho normally dubs Nicolas Cage.

Warner Bros Serena Lam When Hector removes Patroclus’ helmet after cutting his throat, Garrett Hedlund is in the costume. Audible Download Audio Books.


Click thumbnail to view full-size. During the embassy to AchillesOdysseus, Phoenix and Ajax all try to persuade Achilles to rejoin the fight. He does die in the war in many related works by other authors. Characters in the Iliad Trojans. Katie Holmes tested for the role of Helen. Mexico Achliles Ernesto Luna This is feature allows you to search the site.

For other uses, see Hektor disambiguation. The film Troy has Achilles slaying Hector following a duel, whereas in the Iliad it is rather different.

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Brad Pitt The cocky leader of the Myrmidons donning his imposing black and gold armor, Achilles initially participates in the Achillee War for glory, but after winning the love of the captured priestess Briseis, his outlook alters.

Nathan Jones In the film’s achillds, Greek kings Agamemnon and Triopas decide to spare their soldiers’ lives by deciding their conflict based upon whose afhilles triumphs in a one-on-one match of their respective strongest warriors. He then claims, ‘There he stood up to me alone one day, and he barely escaped my onslaught.


Hector smashes open a gate with a large stone, clears the gate and calls on the Trojans to scale the wall, which they do, and. Wolfgang Petersen personally chose Loddi. Achilles, moved by Priam’s actions and following his mother’s orders sent by Zeus, returns Hector’s body to Priam and promises him a truce of twelve days to allow the Trojans to perform funeral rites for Hector.

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These events are all according to the will of the gods, who have decreed the fall of Troy, and therefore vvs to tempt Achilles back into the war. In the love scene between Helen and Paris, Diane Kruger’s bare breasts are off-camera, but in the director’s cut, her bare breasts are seen.

This service allows you to sign up vw or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. Peter O’Toole claimed to have walked out of the finished film after minutes. University of California Press. Achilleus, great as he was, could do nothing to help you. Hector refrains from battle until Agamemnon leaves the field, wounded in the arm by a spear.