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Tristan + Isolde (2006)

 -  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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When Fate Betrays Your Heart...Destiny Leaves You No Choice...LOVE CONQUERS ALL See more »

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

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$39,485 (Brazil) (30 June 2006)

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$684,972 (Brazil) (7 July 2006)
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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 »

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When Isolde tells Tristan that he can wash himself in the ocean, she clearly means the sea, as the ocean is on the west side of Ireland, not the east. See more »

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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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Version of Il cuore e la spada (1998) See more »

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Plainsong
Written by Brian Gulland
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Tragic Lovestory with plenty of Action
13 December 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Tristan and Isolde is one of the most enjoyable films I've seen this year. I saw it in a preview screening without knowing anything about the film or the myth. I expected a mediocre romance, only hoping that it would be set in an interesting medieval setting and that my girlfriend would enjoy it. Well it is a story of love, but also so much more. The film has a dark undertone to it and every character is torn between hard choices of power, loyalty, friendship and in Tristan's case, love. There is plenty of both tragedy and love and although very dramatic I never felt it was being too sentimental. The battle scenes are very well done. Although realism is sometimes sacrificed for dramatic impact, this works very well for the film. Most importantly there are no invulnerable heroes. Everyone is in immediate danger of mutilation and death, making the fight scenes more intense. The casting of Tristan, Isolde and Lord Marke is perfect and most of the supporting cast do an equally great job. The absence of any Hollywood superstars makes the film all that much better. Enjoy.


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