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Hearts and Armour (1983)

I paladini - Storia d'armi e d'amori (original title)
Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, ... See full summary »

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Giacomo Battiato
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1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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Zeudi Araya Cristaldi ... Marfisa (as Zeudi Araya)
Barbara De Rossi ... Bradamante
Rick Edwards ... Orlando (Rolando)
Ronn Moss ... Ruggero
Maurizio Nichetti ... Atlante
Tanya Roberts ... Angelica (Isabella)
Giovanni Visentin Giovanni Visentin ... Ganelon (Gano)
Tony Vogel ... Ferraù
Leigh McCloskey ... Rinaldo
Lina Sastri Lina Sastri ... La Maga
Lucien Bruchon Lucien Bruchon ... Aquilante
Al Cliver ... Selvaggio (as Pierluigi Conti)
Massimo De Rossi Massimo De Rossi ... L'Eremita
Hal Yamanouchi ... Samurai
Bobby Rhodes ... Mercenary
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Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, she finds herself in love with a Moor prince, while one of the Christian knights has fallen in love with a Moor princess. Others, however, are against the cross-cultural romance, and Bradamante's love is soon forced into a duel to the death. Will she ever be with her true love? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A legend of savagery, sorcery and passion forged in a flash of steel. [Australia Theatrical] See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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UK cinema and video versions were cut by 21 secs by the BBFC to remove cruel horse-falls. See more »

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Knight's movie of rare excellence
8 June 2008 | by MacholicSee all my reviews

If you see Hearts And Armour you'll encounter a strikingly beautiful knight's tale with excellent cinematography of Dante Spinotti. Fantastic score by Cooper And Hughes, I wish it was available on CD. 3 women becomes knights to fight for love and fight for what they believe in, played by the beautiful Tanya Roberts, Barbara De Rossi and Zeudi Araya. It takes place during the moors invasion in Italy. There is quite a lot of magic involved. And gruesome sights of people broken on the wheel. Strikingly beautiful Italian landscapes form the background to this drama. Sometimes confusing, always deeply rewarding. The quest for king and honor and in spite of all, the search for peace. The beautiful end will stay with you.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

21 September 1983 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Vides Cinematografica See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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