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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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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 »

Quotes

William Dodd: Bow to his Highness.
Captain Lawrence: I will do no such thing!
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Follows Sharpe's Enemy (1994) See more »

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A very watchable amalgamation
23 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Reminiscent of the film "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World", this feature takes aspects of several of the earlier Sharpe novels and combines them to create a new plot/storyline. Fine acting by both the main and supporting casts (Toby Stephens is perfect as Dodd), with sets and effects that show a more lavish budget than previously-issued Sharpe installments, this movie may puzzle and maybe irritate devoted readers of the Sharpe novels. At the same time, it addresses the earlier (chronologically in the series, if not in order of publishing) exploits of Private/Sergeant/Lieutenant Sharpe during the Indian campaigns.


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