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Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)

 -  Adventure | Fantasy  -  June 1973 (UK)
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The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

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Willoughby Goddard ...
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Richard Hurndall ...
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Geoffrey Bayldon ...
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The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

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Ronald Lacey, who played the character Oswald, also played the same character, also called Oswald, in "Sword of the Valiant" which was made in 1984, and starred Myles O'Keefe as Gawain and Sean Connery as the Green Knight, and Cyrielle Claire as Lynette ("The Lady of Lyonesse"). Basically, it was the same movie, same actor, same role. See more »

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World Of The Strange
10 October 2000 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I was about six when I saw this so forgive the vagueness. It's kind of Monty Python's Holy Grail in look with a Michael "couldn't-direct-traffic-on-the-Orkney-Islands" Winner directorial style. It was so deeply bizarre that it has stuck in the memory ever since. Thinking I perhaps didn't understand it because I was a kid I asked a couple of film boffins I know, they said, "no, mate, it was a genuinely odd film." (I seem to recollect lots of misty forests, dream-like fights and a man who lived in a vat of oil in order that his genitals erode away). Anyway, I think more youngsters should be made to watch this film so that they can grow up confused and slightly warped.


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