Troy: historically accurate by: elena gottesman, rachel lee, and taylor wilson historical incorrectness as portrayed in the film, it is depicted that the trojan war only occurred over the course of seventeen days, yet in reality, the war was a ten year siege between the greek and trojan forces.
Smellin' of troy what follows is a partial list of discrepancies between troy the big-budget hollywood movie and troy the epic poem and archeological history this list was provided by dr james holoka , professor foreign languages and history at eastern michigan university, who notes that (despite this list) he did enjoy the movie nonetheless. Historical accuracy of troy the movie 1st period historical movie review: troy the film troy was directed by wolfgang peterson and produced in 2004 the film was adapted by homers great epic poem, the iliad the characters from the iliad were portrayed by many well-known actors including, brad pitt, orlando bloom, and eric bana.
As the blockbuster brad pitt film troy storms the cinemas, archaeologists and historians are shedding light on the ancient city and epic that inspired the movie.
Historical accuracy i have changed the title of the subsection from historical accuracy to deviations from homer's version of the myth since the former is misleading there is no historical accuracy for a legendary tale, just different versions of the myth. Keywords: troy film analysis, troy accuracy, troy film historical inaccuracies as generations continue to revolutionize, various new prospects lie ahead for the many inhabitants of earth, no matter what corner they live in.
Looking at its historical accuracy, we can find the good and bad representations as well as the truly ugly decisions that truly twist history the good as hollywood historical epics are all about the drama it works out well that the spectacle and drama of the war was just as real then.
The 2004 epic film troy catches quite the break when it comes to historical films most of the true history of the trojan war is still unknown so many. Welcome back to another edition of “historical inaccuracies”, today i’ll be discussing the brad pitt and eric bana story of troy before troy, wolfgang petersen was known for his impeccable work on das boot, the neverending story, air force one, and a number of other well-known titles. Inaccuracies in the film troy would be inaccuracies from a mythical, not historical perspective that said, the film does indeed clash with the iliad and epic cycle and other such ancient greek accounts of the war.