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Troy / produced by Wolfgang Petersen, Diana Rathbun, Colin Wilson ; written by David Benioff ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

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  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (196 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Director's cut, two-disc special edition.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video. [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the poem "Iliad" by Homer.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Features: Troy revisited; Troy in focus; In the thick of battle; From ruins to reality; Troy : an effects odyssey; Attacking Troy; Greek ship towing; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: 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.
Participant or Performer Note: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Brendan Gleeson.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: In English, French, or Spanish with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Troy (Extinct city) > Drama.
Trojan War > Drama.
Achilles (Mythological character) > Drama.
Heroes > Mythology > Drama.
Mythology, Greek > Drama.
Homer > Film adaptations.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
War films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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