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Warrior Queen (2003)

Boudica (original title)
Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.

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It's the first century, and Rome rules the world. After her husband's death, it's left to Boudica -fierce Iceni warrior, wife of a king, and proud mother of two daughters- to unite the fractious tribes of Briton and stand against the oppressive Roman Empire. Written by L. Hamre

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First-century reports tell that Boudica had two daughters, but fail to mention their names. Dramatic or fictionalized accounts often make up names for these daughters for narrative purposes. The fate of the daughters is not known: some legends have them both perishing along with Boudica, while others have one or both surviving and living on in obscurity. See more »

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Boudica: All men die, Isolde. All women, too. Our lives are over in a moment. Like a bird that flies out of the darkness into a bright hall - full of light, and noise, and merriment - and then out again into the darkness of eternity. But in that moment, we can do great things. We can make ourselves remembered forever...
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Boudica: and by all the gods we will!
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Version of In Search of Boadicea (1980) See more »

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A bad script,poor quality production and opportunity missed
29 September 2003 | by (Manchester) – See all my reviews

I watched this on prime-time television with the expectation of seeing a good production. There is nothing that I can write about this poor quality production which would recommend it. The events of this part of our history are not well documented but Boudica did exist so at the very least we should have been treated to a more realistic portrayal of her and her exploits. Alex Kingston acted the part well but she was handicapped by a bad script, poor supporting actors and very unrealistic scenery and props. This was a lost opportunity to show a piece of English history to a generation who probably know little about the past. Even a computer generated Star Wars type film would have been preferable to this production. There is little more to say but please do better next time English history is being screened.


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