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Flesh+Blood (1985)

 -  Adventure | Drama  -  30 August 1985 (USA)
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A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction... See full summary »

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Hawkwood
Fernando Hilbeck ...
Arnolfini (as Fernando Hillbeck)
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Celine
Ronald Lacey ...
Cardinal
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Karsthans
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Summer
Simón Andreu ...
Miel
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Orbec
Kitty Courbois ...
Anna
Marina Saura ...
Polly
Hans Veerman ...
Father George
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Little John
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A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Betrayed by power. Corrupted by love. Bound by honor. See more »

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30 August 1985 (USA)  »

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Flesh & Blood  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Paul Verhoeven decided for the first time not to storyboard the entire movie and adopt a more improvisational style of directing; a decision that he quickly regretted, given the enormously complex nature of the production. See more »

Goofs

Toward the end of the film, a bright set light seen reflected in Summer's sword blade. See more »

Quotes

Agnes: Will you show me how it's done? Then I'll know how to go about it.
Kathleen: Right here?
Agnes: No. Behind the bushes.
Kathleen: I don't feel like doing it right now.
Agnes: I insist you feel like it right now. You're my maid. You'll do as I say.
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References The Wild Bunch (1969) See more »

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Composed by Charles Williams
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Excellent stuff!
14 July 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Paul Verhoeven is the genius behind "De Vierde Man"(1983)and "Basic Instinct"(1992).His "Flesh&Blood" belongs also to my all-time favourite movies.This film is definitely not for the squeamish:there's plenty of violence,brutality and nudity.Especially the scene when a young Jennifer Jason Leigh is raped is quite nasty and disturbing.The acting is really good and the medieval times are realistically shown.9 out of 10-check it out,just be prepared for some disturbing stuff contained in this 80's classic!


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