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Troy [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Radiant production ; in association with Plan B ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen ; screenplay, David Benioff ; produced by Wolfgang Petersen, Diana Rathbun, Colin Wilson.

Electronic resources

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 7674-7675 disc 1 37684001104776 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 7674-7675 disc 2 37684001104777 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419852000
  • ISBN: 9781419852008
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (196 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Director's cut.
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frame.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the poem "Iliad" by Homer.
Special features: "Troy revisited: an introduction by Wolfgang Petersen" featurette; "Troy in focus:" the talent and resources an epic movie requires; "In the thick of battle:" the film's thrilling action sequences; "From ruins to reality:" the history behind the production design; "Troy: an effects odyssey:" the secrets behind the miraculous special effects; "Attacking Troy:" gearing up for an on-screen siege; "Greek ship towing" featurette; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Roger Pratt ; production designer, Nigel Phelps ; editor, Peter Honess ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Bob Ringwood ; visual effects supervisor, Nick Davis ; special effects supervisor, Joss Williams.
Participant or Performer Note:
Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Brendan Gleeson, Saffron Burrows, Julie Christie, Peter O'Toole, Rose Byrne, Garrett Hedlund, John Shrapnel, Nigel Terry, James Cosmo, Julian Glover, Vincent Regan, Trevor Eve, Tyler Mane.
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:
Unrated (Not rated).
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devises.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
Teen Choice Awards, 2004: Teen Choice Award - Choice Movie Actor - Drama/Action Adventure (Brad Pitt).
Local Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-223 (Evans).
Subject: Helen, of Troy, Queen of Sparta > Drama.
Achilles (Mythological character) > Drama.
Homer > Film adaptations.
Paris (Legendary character) > Drama.
Trojan War > Drama.
Troy (Extinct city) > History > Drama.
Genre: Historical films.
War films.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Epic films.

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