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Wheat Scene In Gladiator Copied From Iranian Film?

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(salam)

 

As you all know, Gladiator is the best movie that was ever made, or will ever be made.

 

One of the numerous reasons I enjoyed Gladiator was the innovative and beautiful cinematography throughout the film. One scene in particular, and which I have as a signature, is the wheat-scene at the start, and which we find out towards the end of the film depicts Elysium (sorry for the minor spoiler, but if you haven't watched Gladiator already, you deserve that).

 

Not sure what it is, but there is something so tranquil, memorable and so damn original about that scene.

 

However, I recall watching this Iranian film, The Colour of Paradise - a beautiful and moving film in its own right. There was this one scene that instantly stood out to me. There is a scene that looks spot on like the Gladiator scene. My initial reaction was along the lines, Hey! they copied the Gladiator scene!

 

This quickly subsided when I discovered that the film was made a year before Gladiator :o

 

 

 

Wheat scene in The Colour of Paradise (31:28)

http://youtu.be/2DvrawfJ34U?t=31m28s

 

Wheat scene in Gladiator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA9hc6E7azM

 

If Ridley Scott did jack that scene, this has no effect on the greatness of the movie Gladiator of course.

 

Just thought I'd share this discovery anyway.

 

That is all.

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(salam)

 

As you all know, Gladiator is the best movie that was ever made, or will ever be made.

 

Finally, somebody who knows what they're talking about on this forum. It certainly is the bestest movie of all time, without a doubt.

 

(wasalam)

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Finally, somebody who knows what they're talking about on this forum. It certainly is the bestest movie of all time, without a doubt.

 

(wasalam)

 

WHAT?! theres more of you?! I have always held gladiator as the greatest film ever!

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WHAT?! theres more of you?! I have always held gladiator as the greatest film ever!

 

Me too. Best movie ever. Even watching that short wheat scene made my heart palpitate  :cry:

 

We should totally start our own fan club...

 

(wasalam)

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We should totally start our own fan club...

 

(wasalam)

 

Totes.

 

What I loved so much about the film was that Maximus reminded me of what I imagine the imams are kind of like (to a way lesser degree of course). After I watched the movie I wrote a long blog post comparing and contrasting him to Imam Hussain (as) Imam Ali (as) lol. (He even has a 'shia beard'! ) I love that and pretty much everything else about the movie. 

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Gladiator is THE movie. It is the greatest, bestest, awesomest, splendidest, fantasticest movie ever made. I think I had seen that movie multiple times over and would still love to watch it again if time permits now.

 

- At my signal, unleash hell.

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Gladiator is THE movie. It is the greatest, bestest, awesomest, splendidest, fantasticest movie ever made. I think I had seen that movie multiple times over and would still love to watch it again if time permits now.

 

- At my signal, unleash hell.

 

"Brothers, what we do in life echoes in eternity."

 

(wasalam)

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Sure, Gladiator's a nice quaint film and all.  But the greatest..?  Please, all those fight scenes but not a _single_ lightsaber duel in it.  What type of movie is that!?

 

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Stop spamming, you Starwarrian. All the Star Wars films put together can't even match half the greatness (and I'm being very generous here) of Gladiator. Man, kids say the darndest things...

 

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Sure, Gladiator's a nice quaint film and all.  But the greatest..?  Please, all those fight scenes but not a _single_ lightsaber duel in it.  What type of movie is that!?

 

l.jpg

 

Yeah, it is the greatest. All your lightsabers put together won't match a single dialogue from the Gladiator :P

 

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