Troy

Paris and Hector are brothers, both princes of Troy, (sons of Priam) Paris steals Helen, (the queen of Sparta) or Menelaus' (king of Sparta) wife. Menelaus gets his big brother Agamemnon to join forces with him and attack Troy. To win the war, Agamemnon knows he has to have the best (and in that time period it was Achilles (the greatest warrior that ever lived)). So he recruits Achilles to fight with the Greeks. When they attack Troy's beach (and win it) the soldiers find Briesis (cousin of Hector and Paris) hiding in the temple and bring her to Achilles to "amuse him." He starts off playfully provoking her but she and he eventually fall for each other, which creates trouble for the himself and the royal family in "The war that will be remembered for one thousand years."

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Visible crew/equipment: As Achilles' ship nears the Trojan shores, Agamemnon snidely asks, "What's the fool doing? He's going to take the beach of Troy with fifty men?" At the start of the next shot, as the camera begins to pan down, on the far right, just beside a person's (who is dressed in blue) head is a metal bullhorn (ie. used to give instructions to cast/crew, and which definitely doesn't belong in this time period). (00:36:35)

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Hector: All my life I've lived by a code; and the code is simple: Honor the gods, love your woman, and defend your country. Troy is mother to us all. Fight for her!

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Trivia: Near the end of the movie, Paris hands the Sword of Troy off to a young man called Aeneas saying something along the lines of "Troy will always have a future so long as this sword is held by a Trojan." This was a little nod to Virgil's Aeneid which describes the travels of Aeneas after the Trojan War and who was an antecedent of Romulus and Remus (the legendary founders of Rome).

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Question: When the Greeks are trying to burn a mark on Briseis, one of them says "Better to be a Spartan slave than a Trojan." and then someone else yells "Achilles." as Achilles arrives. What did he say? Or what was he going to say?

Answer: He was warning the other soldiers that Achilles was coming.

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