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  Topic: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
dr.sam

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PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2004 2:29 am   Subject: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
Smith , great post. Alexander defeated one country (Persia) that’s it. It was all Persia.


Rhemy,

I come from a Persian and Kurdish (who are also Iranian people) background. Good research yo ...
  Topic: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
dr.sam

Replies: 43
Views: 78695

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2004 9:23 pm   Subject: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
Rhemy,

I have no idea what she "looked" like, but I Know she wasn't black.

Just as I have no idea what the leader of the Chinese empire looked like 2000 years ago but I know he didn't have blon ...
  Topic: Looks
dr.sam

Replies: 26
Views: 48414

PostForum: Rosario Dawson   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 5:40 am   Subject: Looks
I don't mean to offend you either but that is indeed a weak view. First of all god knows how many times us Persians have to say this but there is a BIG difference between Iraqis and Iranians. Iraqis a ...
  Topic: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
dr.sam

Replies: 43
Views: 78695

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 5:13 am   Subject: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
This is more like what Roxana looked like:

http://www.iranchamber.com/history/roxane/roxane.php
  Topic: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
dr.sam

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Views: 78695

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 5:08 am   Subject: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
casting Dawson as Roxana is like casting Densel Washington as Alexander the great. It ain't bitching, it just would have been much more ENJOYABLE if it was true to history. Shocked
  Topic: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
dr.sam

Replies: 43
Views: 78695

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Sat May 29, 2004 10:19 pm   Subject: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
I agree.

But judging by the casting alone, which has Ms. Dawson as Roxana, I am not expecting too much accuracy when it is about the "other" side mainly the Persians.

Persians (Iranians) were (a ...
  Topic: Looks
dr.sam

Replies: 26
Views: 48414

PostForum: Rosario Dawson   Posted: Sat May 29, 2004 10:03 pm   Subject: Looks
sad sad sad. How in the world they casted her to play Roxana. As one of you mentioned she is beautiful but a Persian.....lol. Persians are an Aryan race, even now that they have been mixed throughout ...
  Topic: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
dr.sam

Replies: 43
Views: 78695

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Sat May 29, 2004 9:30 pm   Subject: Persians not represented accurately in the movie
Judging by the trailors and what I have gathered regarding this great movie, I feel that enough emphasis has not been placed on the role of the Persians in Alexander's life or in life in general in th ...
 
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