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Game of Swords (2005)
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Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.

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Carmen de Jaramillo
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Lord Francisco del Ruiz
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Isabel de Mendoza
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Donoso Cabral
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Géza Schramek ...
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Lord Huelva
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Santiago
Joshua Brownwood ...
Juan
Rebeka Kárpáti ...
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Fruzsina Fridel ...
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Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.

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8 June 2006 (Hungary)  »

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I found it to be a richly entertaining mystery.
21 April 2006 | by (Florida, United States) – See all my reviews

Before I watched this movie I assumed it was going to be a bad "B" type movie that would be heavy on the cheese and light on substance. Imagine my surprise when halfway through the movie I was riveted to the plot line and actually enjoying the suspense. I can't say much about the movie without giving away to much so I'll say somethings not concerning the plot. Christopher Lambert portrays a 16th Century sheriff living in a town deep in the heart of Spain. His acting really shines here but I was amazed at the supporting cast's talents as well. Everyone seemed to really play off each other and it flowed together pretty smoothly. The ending leaves you satisfied and is thought provoking as well. There is some topless nudity but it is tastefully done. Parents should be warned though there is some blood and violent imagines in this film although it is used to advance the storyline. This story is worthy of theatrical release although I think it went straight to video. So rent/buy it on DVD and put the kids to bed and enjoy an amazing story similar to a "Rob Roy" or "The Name of the Rose" style of movie.


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