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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 ... 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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Period costumes in the film were used from the Bristol Old Vic, Royal National Theatre, Berman's and Nathan's, the French Aristide Boyer and the Spanish Cornejo. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene when Linet asks Gawain to touch her cheek before she leaves. The boom mic is visible at the bottom of the frame in the foreground and is hastily retracted as the scene progresses. See more »

Quotes

Sir Gawain: I forgot to ask one question during my quick initiation into knighthood.
Humphrey: Oh? What's that?
Sir Gawain: How to relieve myself in this tin suit.
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Version of Gawain and the Green Knight (1973) See more »

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A horrendously awful movie!
21 May 1999 | by (Salt Lake City) – See all my reviews

This movie starts with a lot of promise. The opening scene, featuring Sean Connery, is very entertaining. However, Connery disappears for most of the rest of the movie along with any talent that anyone else may have exhibited. The movie jumps from place to place with no coherent story. There is no sense of time. The editing is laughable. After the first 5 minutes there is nothing worth watching in this film.


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