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Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)

Arn: Tempelriddaren (original title)
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

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A Knight in the Holy Land. A Woman in the Frozen North. A War that Kept Them Apart. See more »


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Scandinavia's most expensive film production ever. See more »

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The cross worn by the Knights Templar (red border, white inside) is the cross of the Order of Christ, the new order formed by the Portuguese Templars made after the Knights Templar had been dissolved. The Templar cross was solid red; the shape of it varies on historical images. See more »

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Arn Magnusson: I don't understand. For killing two men I am set free, but for loving I am punished?
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Composed by Anders Glenmark and Niklas Strömstedt
Performed by Marie Fredriksson
Produced by Anders Glenmark
Arranged by Anders Glenmark
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A Memorable Swedish Epic!
6 December 2009 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Impressive film. i expected purely a crusades film. but it is much more. essentially it is about Arn and his life from childhood to adult. eventually finding his true love but this love is forbidden since he has "sinned with the flesh" as those crazy Christians put it. so he is sent away to the crusades where he encounters Saladin, the oppositions leader. and they come to respect one another as men of honor and wisdom. since this film involved severing of limbs and cutting throats i am puzzled why this film got a pg rating when films like die hard get a 18 rating. the answer is purely because the financial backers of the film had pull with the censorship board. after all this is the most expensive film production in Scandinavian history. cant wait to see the sequel.


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