When Achilles decides to fight at last, it is in revenge for his best companion, Patroclus who was killed by Hector. They acted very well and very convincing such that they become distinct from the other characters in the story. But her brutish husband, King Menelaus, and the leaders of other Greek city states are looking for any excuse for war against the prosperous Trojans. The soldiers couldn't deny her beauty but decided to choose the husband by tossing rings. The one closest to the jar was Menelaus' and therefore, they married. When Paris, Prince of Troy, is shipwrecked on Sparta's beach after a violent storm, he only has to take one look at Helen to fall madly in love with her. Despite Zeus' disagreement, Hector died because he was fated to do so.
They stayed together for a few years and Helen started falling in love with him until Pollux came to save her and was killed in the process. Upon Reaching Troy, Menelaus first decides to talk to Priam, the country's king. Once, Paris went to Sparta to make peace with the city but when he sees Helen, they fall in love. Menelaus, her husband, mad with jealousy and broken pride, allied with his brother, Agamemnon, to wage a war against Troy. He finds out that he is a prince of Troy when he defeats Hector in a game and is finally accepted into the family despite his sister's constant protests. The Iliad is classic, and it should be remembered this way. The characters portrayed in the movie were fashioned in such a way that they appeared to be real and complex human beings.
Therefore you can easily sympathize and understand their actions and decisions since we all have the same human flaws and experiences. When they arrived at Troy, a dispute rose between Agamemnon and Achilles because of their women prizes, Chryseis and Briseis. The changes in the script didn't ruin the outcome of the movie. In order that they prompt with 1,000 ships keeping 50,000 Greeks to Troy. Overall, the movie, 'Helen of Troy', has been loyal to the original text in the Iliad except in some aspects.
Theseus also died and Helen was brought back to Sparta where her father, Tyndareus, gave her away to the soldiers. They both portray roughly the same roles and personalities of the characters. Trivia This adaptation changes several aspects of the original legend of Helen. However, some key roles were fabricated to make the audience sympathize and admire characters like Paris, Helen and Menelaus as opposed to their selfish and arrogant personalities in the Iliad. After Menelaus reveals out that his spouse used to be taken via the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to assist him get her again.
Each person was unique to the other. Brgitte Bardot, who had not yet achieved fame which followed within a few months of her work on this film was also dubbed with an English accent. The Trojans brought in the horse and when night fell, the Greeks attacked the Trojans, burnt their houses, killed their children and took their women as prizes. This site allows you to watch movies and tv series without registration. . They elope and when Menelaus found out about this, he associated with his brother, Agamemnon. Instead, the series plays the story like a brutal historical event with little supernatural elements.
The script of the movie was true to the text to some extent. The content files usually are stored on external sites. If you feel that any content on our site in any way infringe your rights as copyrighter do not hesitate and let us know about your problem. The Iliad written by Homer, from which this film was based on, talks about the 'greatest war story ever told': the infamous 'Trojan War. They put together a great army consisting of the greatest and bravest warriors of their land, Greece. Agamemnon sees this as a possibility for energy. Odysseus came up with the idea of the Wooden Horse.
Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to go away her husband Menelaus, and sail with him again to Troy. During that time, victory for each country wavered as the gods and goddesses in Olympus helped their favorite side. With the assistance of Achilles, the Greeks are in a position to combat the by no means sooner than defeated Trojans. He slew Hector and dragged his body to his camp. Although love was not a plausible theme in Homer's text as shown in the movie and the gods' influencing the waves of war weren't concretely depicted in the film, other themes like pride and honor coincided in both. The gods play almost no role in the characters' lives, Helen is not shown to have any children and it's not explained how Cassandra supposedly got her powers.
The beginning of 'Helen of Troy' started with the judgment of Paris in Mount Ida, which first introduced the prince to Helen. Most of the characters in 'Helen of Troy' were very much true to the original text in the Iliad. In 12 months 1250 B. This resulted to Achilles' refusal to participate in the war for nine years. Helen, the Queen of Sparta, is one of the most beautiful women alive.