Originally Posted by rommil
Long or short version?
Looooong version. 2 dvd's from the library. Part 1 dragged a little at times, but part 2 was phenomenal.
The extras had some footage of all the setbacks they endured trying to film various scenes. I found myself wondering how the *H* did they do *that* several times when watching. Incredible ingenuity displayed with some of their war tactics/engineering for the year 208 AD.
A lot of it is stretching the truth to be sure, but it's based on historical fact. Whose account of the history may dictate how it was written, but just as an action film for pure entertainment alone it stands out in my mind.