When director wolfgang petersen finished his last movie, a perfect storm, he next considered making batman vs superman, only to see that sequel of sorts fall apart petersen still ended up. The elimination of the gods from troy, although unsatisfactory, does simplify the movie compared to the complicated plot of the iliad wolfgang petersen may have had motivation to remove the gods because it may have been difficult for most americans to imagine the actions and motivations of the gods since a christian or modern god doesn't. Comparison paper on the book iliad and film some major difference's between homer's iliad and wolfgang petersen's the movie troy and the poem iliad.
Let's get this one big caveat out of the way straight off: wolfgang petersen's $200 million blockbuster, troy, is pretty much a travesty of its source, homer's great epic poem, the iliad. 23 november 2017 homer's iliad via the movie troy (2004) p rofessor e dith h all one of the most successful movies of 2004 was directed by wolfgang petersen and starring brad pitt as troy. Check out the exclusive tvguidecom movie review and see our movie rating for troy tv guide twists and turns of homer's epic poem, the iliad (plus a smidgen of the aeneid), in favor of a. By catherine gaudio, madison brazan, erica rogers troy is an action film made in 2004 loosely based off of homer's epic war poem, the iliad the film starts out with two large armies getting ready to fight.
Wolfgang petersen imdb: 72 year: troy is an epic historical drama based on the poem iliad by homer the story of the film begins to develop in the late 14th. Troy (2004): homer's ancient iliad with brad pitt as achilles directed by wolfgang petersen, troy. A comparison of the troy, a movie by wolfgang petersen and the iliad, a poem by homer pages 4 words 1,045 view full essay more essays like this. Wolfgang petersen's troy the epic poem in the movie troy, within the iliad that petersen had poorly interpreted homer's tale to. Troy vs iliad the movie troy written by david benioff and directed by wolfgang petersen was inspired by the iliad, an ancient greek poem about the time of warrior achilles argument with king agamemnon during the trojan war.
This sometimes surprises modern readers, who expect the whole story of troy (as, for instance, in wolfgang petersen's 2004 film troy) but homer and other early epic poets confined their. Wolfgang petersen follow-up movie after troy (2004) would be poseidon (2006) differences between homer's iliad and this movie the twelve greek gods play a major. Homer (poem ), david benioff prince of troy the whole movie shows their battle struggles and the foreshadowing of fate in this remake by wolfgang petersen of.
A o scott reviews wolfgang petersen's film troy, starring brad pitt, shown at cannes film festival photos (m) are the beating heart of homer's poem, and the filmmakers approach them with. Troy, the epic war film directed by wolfgang petersen in 2004, was adapted from homers great poem the iliad the film basically follows the story line in iliad and re-presents the grand scenes in the trojan war. What is the difference between troy by wolfgang petersen and iliad by homer the scene in both the poem and the movie, where priam king of troy, goes to achilles at the greek war camp as for.
Hector's (eric bana) gauntlets from wolfgang petersen's 2004 period epic, troy loosely based on the ancient greek epic poem, homer's iliad, the film recounts the invasion of the city of troy by the. Wolfgang petersen's film troy, made a couple of years after september 11, was the first re-examination of homer in the light of that foul day in petersen's account, the trojan war is the result of agamemnon's imperial swaggering the cuckoldry of helen's husband, menelaus, is a pretext, like the phoney vial of anthrax that colin powell showed. Over the thousands of years that the epic story the iliad has survived, there has no doubt been some form of alteration to homer's original last may, wolfgang petersen directed a movie based on the iliad this movie, troy, has proven to be a very loose adaptation of homer's original, as are. Influence of homer's iliad on troy the film first off, homer's iliad was the main source of influence for wolfgang petersen's film, troy however, even though it is directly influenced by the poem, troy does not stay true to the poem for the entire movie.
Was troy the movie accurate according to homer could america not have fought the british legend of troy troy vs the iliad troy why did the armies fight the first world war in trenches on the western front and what effect did the trenches have on the way the war was fought. If homer's mythical epic the iliad is based on a factual story, that story is magnificently depicted in wolfgang petersen's 2004 epic film troy in other words, don't expect any goofy 'gods' or 'goddesses' like athena popping out of thin air because troy is an ultra-realistic and serious portrayal of the trojan war. Briseis is revealed as achilles' achilles' heel in wolfgang petersen's troy (2004), a cleverly postmodern retelling of the plot of homer's iliad homer himself enclosed the calydonian boar hunt in his iliad, a myth within the myth, as both a nod to what was previously big box office for. 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 the greek gods, turns its heroes into action movie cliches and demonstrates that we're getting tired of computer-generated armies.