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Drakmar: A Vassal's Journey (2006)

A coming of age saga about a 14-year old boy whose life alternates between the medieval fantasy kingdom of Adria and the real world trials of a challenging adolescence.

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A coming of age saga about a 14-year old boy whose life alternates between the medieval fantasy kingdom of Adria and the real world trials of a challenging adolescence.

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A documentary about knights, dragons, and the real-life struggles of a 14-year old American boy.

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Writer/Director got the idea for this film when he would see re-enactors in armor near his home and was stricken as to how serious they were about their re-enactments. See more »

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Colin Taylor: Trying to manage high school and being in the medieval ages, now that's a challenge.
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I cannot stop crying.
17 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie moved me to my soul. It is beautiful and moving in the best way. If you don't immediately do everything that you can to see it, then I don't know what to say to you. Don't be fooled by the description -- yes, it is about a kid who is into Renaissance reenactments. But it is so much more. This young man is incredibly noble and sweet, and what he deals with and what he goes through... it's hard for me to talk about how it moved me without giving too much away. I have literally been weeping for ten minutes. In a good way. Many documentaries stay so far away from their subjects that they make it difficult to identify. Not this one. You will be entertained, and you will be changed. I mean it.


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