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Tristan and Isolde (1981)

Feuer und Schwert - Die Legende von Tristan und Isolde (original title)
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Antonia Preser ...
Isolde
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Mark
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brendan Cauldwell ...
1st Baron
Don Foley ...
2nd Baron
Anton Huber ...
Gondoin
Rita Kail ...
Maid
Walo Lüönd ...
Patrick Mullerschon ...
Perinis
Liam O'Callaghan ...
Archie O'Sullivan ...
Old Baron
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Vladek Sheybal ...
Molly von Fürstenberg ...
Abess (as Kerstin Dobbertin)
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Christoph Waltz's film debut. See more »

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Version of Il cuore e la spada (1998) See more »

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Fire and Sword: An Old Legend Told Beautifully
15 April 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having seen this film once on television a few years back, I find it amazing that it isn't more easily available on video. The acting is engaging, the plot, while traditionally-inspired, is riveting, and the music is still memorable. Visually stunning, I would recommend you pore over the TV listings in your area for a late-night showing, and that you urge your local video store to move heaven and earth to get a copy. It is well worth it. (Note: Despite the German title, it's in English, or was dubbed very well in the version I saw).


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