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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | History  -  14 April 2007 (Spain)
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Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes ... See full summary »

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Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a local Maharaja, Khande Rao, who is threatening British interests there. Wellington sends Sharpe to investigate on what turns out to be his most dangerous mission to date. When a beautiful general's daughter is kidnapped by the Indian warlord, the tension mounts, leaving Sharpe no option but to pursue the enemy right into its deadly lair. Deep in the heart of enemy territory he also has to keep at bay the beautiful but scheming Regent, Madhuvanthi, who is out to seduce him. The fate of an Empire and the life of a General's daughter lie in one man's hands... Written by Picture Palace Productions

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Die Scharfschützen - Das letzte Gefecht  »

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Many of the original actors returned to reprise their roles, such as 'Daragh O'Malley' as Harper and Hugh Fraser as Wellington. See more »

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They have forgotten all of Sharpe's scars from previous battles in the previous movies. See more »

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Khande Rao: [about India] This culture was here long before you, and will doubtless be here long after you are gone.
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Follows Sharpe's Eagle (1993) See more »

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The deviation of a superb production
19 February 2014 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This episode and the previous one show perfectly the deviation of movie making in the last decade. Scenario writers and directors think the more realistic are the scenes of violence, whether rapes, surgical interventions, bloody scenes, the more efficient the subject will be treated. In sex it is the same. Moreover the principle that everything can be said or shown has become a motto of the artistic and media world under the pretext of liberty of expression.

The 14 previous episodes of Sharpe although set in the terrible period of the Napoleonic wars with all their dramatic and terrible excesses had succeeded to prevent the gore tendency of today's movie making.

Those 2 last episodes are the most disgusting of them all and not to say in the impossibility of certain situations between the main characters. In the last scene between Sharpe and Dodd who would believe a single minute that someone catching in the act of theft such a monster as Dodd, would begin by a chat instead rushing at him sword in hand and kill him! As we say in French "ridicule doesn't kill"!


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