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Lionheart (1987)

 -  Adventure | Drama  -  August 1987 (USA)
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A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Black Prince
Nicola Cowper ...
Blanche
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Michael
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Mathilda (as Deborah Barrymore)
Nicholas Clay ...
Charles De Montfort
Bruce Purchase ...
Simon Nerra
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Madelaine
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Selim
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
The Abbot
Chris Pitt ...
Odo
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Hugo
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Mayor of the Underground City
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Baptista
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A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to safety. Written by Kevin Michael Papineau <kp@parse.com>

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Lionheart: The Children's Crusade  »

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Inspired loosely on an event that took place in 1212 called "The Children's Crusade", when a French boy tried to lead a large group of children to the Holy Land. However, most either died on the way or were sold into slavery when they reached North Africa on the way to Jerusalem. Similar events are said to have occurred at the same time around Germany. See more »

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Legendary score by Jerry Goldsmith
28 July 2004 | by (Goteborg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Although Franklin J. Schaffner's last film was considered to be a big disappointment, I would like to point out that the original score composed by the late Jerry Goldsmith for this film is a masterpiece which showcases the brilliance of the greatest film composer of all time. The work propelled two original score album releases issued by Varèse Sarabande, plus a subsequent album entitled "Lionheart: The Epic Symphonic Score". Written for orchestra and subtle electronics, the score presents Jerry Goldsmith in his most thematic, epic and romantic style. Performed in concert, the heraldic "Robert's Theme" remains one of the composer's most memorable compositions.


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