A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving and greedy men who, just before the film starts, have failed miserably to find the Holy Grail. Aimlessly resentful at first, the developing relationship between Lancelot and Queen Guinevere focuses their rage, leading to inevitable tragedy... Written by
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Did You Know?
Richard Linklater's director of photography Lee Daniel states that this films' long tracking shots had a great influence on the long takes in "Slacker". See more
When the knight is stabbed in the gut, the blood is visibly coming from the sword instead of the wound. See more
Referenced in The Duellists