In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar ...
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In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating with women. Both men have their eyes on the lovely Flora, who resides with her aunt, the iconoclastic and well-traveled Miss Susan Emily Gilcrist. By chance, living close to the camp is Jacques's grandfather and brother, whom Jacques believes died years before. Jacques decides to escape, find his relatives, and win the hand of Flora; Major Chevening and an unforeseen enemy stand in his way. Can Miss Gilcrist contrive to make everything work out? Written by
the atmosphere is the first motif to see it. and the performances. and the story. and, not the last, the flavor, well known, of a sweet - bitter old fashion comedy. a film about war, friendship and love. and the best actors for translate on the screen a story of R.L. Stevenson who becomes special. at the first sigh, an easy film. mix of history, adventure and a great job of Robert Grant. in fact, an oasis. one of the most necessary. for redefine the small, significant small things.
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