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Hearts and Armour (1983)
"I paladini - Storia d'armi e d'amori" (original title)

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Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, ... See full summary »

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Zeudi Araya Cristaldi ...
Marfisa (as Zeudi Araya)
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Rick Edwards ...
Orlando (Rolando)
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Ruggero
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Atlante
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Angelica (Isabella)
Giovanni Visentin ...
Tony Vogel ...
Ferraù
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Rinaldo
Lina Sastri ...
La Maga
Lucien Bruchon ...
Aquilante
Al Cliver ...
Selvaggio (as Pierluigi Conti)
Massimo De Rossi ...
L'Eremita
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Bobby Rhodes ...
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Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, she finds herself in love with a Moor prince, while one of the Christian knights has fallen in love with a Moor princess. Others, however, are against the cross-cultural romance, and Bradamante's love is soon forced into a duel to the death. Will she ever be with her true love? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A legend of savagery, sorcery and passion forged in a flash of steel. [Australia Theatrical] See more »


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Knight's movie of rare excellence
8 June 2008 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark, EU) – See all my reviews

If you see Hearts And Armour you'll encounter a strikingly beautiful knight's tale with excellent cinematography of Dante Spinotti. Fantastic score by Cooper And Hughes, I wish it was available on CD. 3 women becomes knights to fight for love and fight for what they believe in, played by the beautiful Tanya Roberts, Barbara De Rossi and Zeudi Araya. It takes place during the moors invasion in Italy. There is quite a lot of magic involved. And gruesome sights of people broken on the wheel. Strikingly beautiful Italian landscapes form the background to this drama. Sometimes confusing, always deeply rewarding. The quest for king and honor and in spite of all, the search for peace. The beautiful end will stay with you.


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