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Analysis of Troy

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Troy is an epic war film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and written by David Benioff in 2004. Troy is a tale of love and war in ancient Greece in 1193 B.C.

Prince Hector (Eric Bana) and his brother Prince Paris (Orlando Bloom) were sent to Sparta by the King of Troy, Priam to negotiate the peace between Troy and Sparta. Paris has fallen in love and steals Helen (Diane Kruger) the most beautiful woman in the world, the wife of King Menelaus of Sparta (Brendan Gleeson). Menelaus speaks to his brother King Agamemnon of Mycenaean (Brian Cox) for support to bring back Helen, but the real reason is to conquer Troy. Achilles is the only man can defeat Troy, believed to be the greatest warrior alive. He is rebellious, afraid to nothing and no one and thinks to his own glory. He has fallen in love with Briseis (Rose Byrne). The Trojans attack Hector easily kills weak "Achilles" and find out that it is Achilles young cousin Patroclus. Achilles challenges Hector they fight and hector end to death.

Priam pleads for his son's body, and Hector is returned for a ceremonial funeral lasting 12 days. The Greeks are left and a large Wooden Horse is their gift to Troy.

The wooden horse is taken into the city, and the Greek soldiers inside open the gates of Troy to the Greek army. Hector and his father Priam are dead. Menelaus, Patrcoclus, and Achilles are all dead. Paris escapes with Helen, Andromache the wife of hector and Briseis. The Greek has their victory.



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