Bros Pictures and blackfilm.com, are giving away cool
merchandise to celebrate the release of Troy, starring Brad
Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean, Diane Kruger, Peter
O'Toole, and Brian Cox. Troy opens in theaters everywhere on
May 14, 2004.
Throughout time, men have waged war. Some for power, some for
glory, some for honor - and some for love.
ancient Greece, the passion of two of literature's most notorious
lovers, Paris, Prince of Troy (ORLANDO BLOOM) and Helen (DIANE
KRUGER), Queen of Sparta, ignites a war that will devastate
a civilization. When Paris spirits Helen away from her husband,
King Menelaus (BRENDAN GLEESON), it is an insult that cannot
be suffered. Familial pride dictates that an affront to Menelaus
is an affront to his brother Agamemnon (BRIAN COX), powerful
King of the Mycenaeans, who soon unites all the massive tribes
of Greece to steal Helen back from Troy in defense of his brother's
In truth, Agamemnon's pursuit of honor is corrupted by his
overwhelming greed - he needs to conquer Troy to seize control
of the Aegean, thus ensuring the supremacy of his already vast
empire. The walled city, under the leadership of King Priam
(PETER O'TOOLE) and defended by mighty Prince Hector (ERIC BANA),
is a citadel that no army has ever been able to breach. One
man alone stands as the key to victory or defeat over Troy -
Achilles (BRAD PITT), believed to be the greatest warrior alive.
Arrogant, rebellious and seemingly invincible, Achilles has
allegiance to nothing and no one, save his own glory. It is
his insatiable hunger for eternal renown that leads him to attack
the gates of Troy under Agamemnon's banner - but it will be
love that ultimately decides his fate.
Two worlds will go to war for honor and power. Thousands will
fall in pursuit of glory. And for love, a nation will burn to
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Radiant production, in association
with PLAN B, a Wolfgang Petersen film, Troy, starring BRAD PITT
and ERIC BANA. The film also stars ORLANDO BLOOM, DIANE KRUGER,
BRIAN COX, SEAN BEAN, BRENDAN GLEESON and PETER O'TOOLE. A UK/MALTA
Co-Production, Troy is directed by WOLFGANG PETERSEN, produced
by WOLFGANG PETERSEN, DIANA RATHBUN and COLIN WILSON; the screenplay
is by DAVID BENIOFF; the cinematographer is ROGER PRATT BSC;
the production designer is NIGEL PHELPS; and PETER HONESS A.C.E.
is the editor. Music by JAMES HORNER.
Troy will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures,
a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
Troy has been rated "R" by the Motion Picture Association
of America for "graphic violence and some sexuality/nudity."
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