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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

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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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Release Date:

13 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tristan & Isolde  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$684,972 (Brazil) (7 July 2006)

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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 »


[first lines]
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 Tristan und Isolde (1998) See more »


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Great story, thought provoking
13 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that I do not remember much about this story from my college Western Civ class, but I enjoyed this director's work in other films, so I took a chance. What a lovely film! The story is well told, paced well, and full of thought provoking moments. I found the leads, particularly Sophie Myles, who plays Isolde, to be mesmerizing in their roles. The supporting cast is also terrific. I know this won't be for everyone, but it's also not strictly a chick flick. There's plenty of war scenes, adventure, action, etc. to keep those action film fans happy, and yet there's a lot of good love stories, and not just between the two leads as you might expect. I recommend this one!

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