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Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)

Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. No knights stand to defend their king's honor. Except for the ... See full summary »

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Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. No knights stand to defend their king's honor. Except for the valiant Gawain. After being quickly knighted Gawain plays the game, but learns that it's all a trick, and he has lost. But the Green Knight shows mercy, letting Gawain grow a year older before having to face the consequences. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle. Written by Sean Kilby and Jason Parker <gestalt@ix.netcom.com>

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The movie is based on the 14th Century poem "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" although the story is markedly different. See more »

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Morgan La Fay's hairdo noticeably changes from her long shots to her close-ups. See more »

Quotes

Oswald: [while overseeing Sir Gawain's torture] You can scream if you want to.
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Remake of Gawain and the Green Knight (1973) See more »

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Bad film yes, but plenty to appreciate
29 September 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is certainly a dodgy film on many levels, but it has some redeeming moments. Sean Connery is terrific as The Green Knight, he obviously has a heap of fun in the role and steals the show.

If you come across this film you could do a lot worse.


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