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Achilles

Country: UK, Language: English, 11 mins

  • Director: Barry Purves
  • Writer: Jo Cameron Brown
  • Producer: Glenn Holberton

CGiii Comment

Innovative animation with an exceptional eye for detail.

Impressive and strangely erotic.


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The(ir) Blurb...

In Claymation, we see the story of Achilles. He loves Patroclus; they carry that love with them when the Greeks seek revenge on Troy. After nine years of assault on the city, Achilles goes into a funk and withdraws from the battle when he decides that Agamemnon, the Greek king, has denied him his due spoils, a captured Trojan slave girl. In Achilles' absence, Patroclus leads the Greeks into battle, with tragic consequences. To avenge his loss and absolve his grief, Achilles faces Hector.

Cast & Characters

Derek Jacobi as Narrator