A tale centered on the Battle of the Golden Spurs in 1302 where the Flemish rank and file won a major victory over the glorious French knights.

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Bert André ...
Eremiet (I)
Piet Balfoort
Theu Boermans ...
Jacques de Chatillon, comte de Leuze
Chris Boni ...
Moeder Breydel
Hans Boskamp ...
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Ronnie Commissaris ...
Jan van Renesse
Jules Croiset ...
Bart Dauwe
Jo De Meyere ...
Bauden de Vos
Hans De Munter ...
Adolf van Nieuwland (as Hans de Munter)
Vic de Wachter ...
Jan van Namen
Ilma De witte ...
Zwarte Hertogin
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Jan Breydel
Karel Deruwe
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A tale centered on the Battle of the Golden Spurs in 1302 where the Flemish rank and file won a major victory over the glorious French knights.

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14 March 1985 (Netherlands)  »

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Lav od Flandrije  »

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BEF 65,000,000 (estimated)
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A great Flemmish Medieval War film!
19 August 2010 | by (Antwerp, Belgium) – See all my reviews

You know, this is a great Flemish war film! The story is set in the middle-ages, the 14th century (in the year 1302). Because all the gold reserves of the great French empire are gone, King "Filips De Schone" wants to have the complete power of a golden empire: "Flanders", which have ten times more gold, than there is in the whole French kingdom. The french army threatens the Flemmish people with slavery and death! City's get attacked, Woman's and Children are getting killed by soldiers and the whole Flanders is in the power of France. But the Flemish people don't want this, and a revolution breaks out. It all ends in a gigantic and bloody battle which is known as "The Battle of the Golden Spurs" (De Guldenporenslag!) This is a great and realistic film about: Love, Power, Death, Knights, Medieval and War. It shows one of the greatest victories of the Flemmish army in the whole History. Director Hugo Claus has done it well! The fight scenes are amazing and good. Even for a Flemmish film with a very LOW budget! I actually don't understand why everybody hates this movie.

Anyway, thanks for reading my comment!


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