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Tristan + Isolde (2006)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 13 January 2006 (USA)
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An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.

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An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers. Written by Brian@filmschoolrejects.com

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Marriage can't stop love... See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Tristan & Isolde  »

Box Office

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$7,612,008 (USA) (13 January 2006)

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$14,732,623 (USA) (24 March 2006)
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Trivia

Originally Ridley Scott was going to direct the film in the late-'70s, right after his debut film The Duellists (1977). He put the film aside to direct Alien (1979). See more »

Goofs

Dunluce Castle, which is actually situated in County Antrim on Ireland's North Coast, was built by Richard De Burgh in the 1200s a good deal after the film is set. See more »

Quotes

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Title Card: Britain. The Dark Ages. / The Roman Empire has fallen / The land lies in ruins, divided among feuding tribes. / To the west, Ireland has flourished - untouched by the Romans, protected by the sea. / Led by their powerful and righteous king, the Irish have subdued the Britons... / Knowing that if Ireland is to prosper, the tribes must never be allowed to unite.
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Connections

Version of Tristan and Isolde (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Dark Moon, High Tide
Written by Simon Emmerson / Martin Russell / Davy Spillane
Performed by Afro Celt Sound System
Courtesy of Real World Records Ltd./Virgin Records Ltd.
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A love story that packs a powerful punch.
23 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are love stories,and then there are love stories that pack a powerful punch.Tristan and Isolde indeed falls in the latter category. I must confess to not being an avid watcher of romance films,and was expecting not to enjoy much,if any of this film at all.I came away pleasantly surprised,as this film has a power that is hard not to acknowledge.It is two love stories in one.An English warrior is torn between the love of a woman from a country with which they are at war, and the man to which he owes his very life.The problem is,his two loves are sworn to one another,though not by the lady's choosing.The story is told well,and the film beautifully done.As of this writing,it is still in theaters and is worthy of the admission price,not to mention a worthwhile future rental.


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