Critic Consensus: Troy: Fall of a City never tries to reinvent the bronze wheel but succeeds in engaging audiences with both royal and divine intrigue, making for a highly enjoyable romp in the lost kingdom.
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as King Priam of Troy
as Hecuba, Queen of Troy
as Menelaos, the King of Sparta
as Trojan general Aeneas
There are several versions of this narrative on which to draw. But if only he had not made it all seem so tediously 21st century.
From the bloody Caesarean birth at the start of the story, to the vivid depiction of ancient sports, this is a respectful, grown-up retelling of the myth.
Early enthusiasm is liable to fade in the face of the beige-ish characterisations and mundane dialogue with which [David] Farr has littered his stage, while a largely unknown cast lacking big personalities who might dominate the screen doesn't help much.
David Farr, best known for adapting John le Carré's The Night Manager, has chiselled this fresh take on one of the oldest stories of all.
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