In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, ... See full summary »
A sort of tragicomedy/adventure film, "Robin and Marian" picks up the Robin Hood legend some twenty years after most versions of the story, with Robin and his sidekick Little John returning to their old Sherwood haunts world-weary from the Crusades and their sickening brutality. They're informed by former cohorts Friar Tuck and Will Scarlett that Maid Marian now lives at the nearby priory, where she has become an abbess. Marian greets Robin's return with mixed feelings, but after he rescues her from his longtime enemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, who tries to arrest her on religious grounds, the two become lovers once again. Written by
A rejected score was composed by Michel Legrand. It was released on CD in 2009 by Universal France. See more »
Golden Delicious apples (in windows during last scene) did not exist in 13th century England. See more »
Richard the Lionheart:
John, the next king... You remember John? John Lackland, they used to call him, and now he gets all the land. Christ, why did I have no children? Never gave a damn about England. Never really there. Not even as a corpse.
Richard the Lionheart:
They're planting me in France!
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"Where this falls, John, put us close, and leave us there."
The film picks up the Robin Hood legend some twenty years after with Robin and his sidekick Little John return to their old Sherwood Forest embittered by King Richard, by the Crusades and their sickening brutality
They're informed by former friends Friar Tuck and Will that the lovely Maid Marian now lives nearby, where she has become the abbess And the sheriff is as powerful as ever and rules the country
Marian greets Robin's return with mixed feelings, and tells him that, in the passed two decades, she worked hard studying herbs and medicines, and she loves her life and she won't give it up
Of course, after the return of Robin, Marian could not imagine herself living in the world again, or even wanting to But after he rescues her from his long time enemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, who tries to arrest her on religious grounds, the two become lovers once again
As Robin, Connery is a little bit in love with death He flirts, he teases, he challenges his strong enemy to a single combat to the death...
As Marian, Hepburn felt so little for so long
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