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In medieval Europe, a young girl from a noble family is obsessed with her captors-commoners.

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Martin
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Agnes
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Steven
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Hawkwood
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Arnolfini (as Fernando Hillbeck)
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Celine
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Cardinal
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Karsthans
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Summer
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Miel
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Orbec
Kitty Courbois ...
Anna
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Polly
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Father George
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Little John
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Niccolo
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Clara
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Kathleen
Jorge Bosso ...
Sterz
Mario De Barros ...
Herman
Ida Bons ...
Roly Poly
Jaime Segura ...
Lord of the Castle
Bettina Brenner ...
Lady of the Castle
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Child of the Castle
Susan Beresford ...
Sturdy Woman
Mònica Lucchetti ...
Tongueless Girl
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Wife (uncredited)

Directed by

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Paul Verhoeven

Written by

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Gerard Soeteman ... (screenplay)
 
Gerard Soeteman ... (story)
 
Paul Verhoeven ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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José Antonio Sáinz de Vicuña ... associate producer
Gijs Versluys ... producer (as Gys Versluys)

Music by

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Basil Poledouris

Cinematography by

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Jan de Bont

Film Editing by

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Ine Schenkkan

Editorial Department

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Genevieve Saifi ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Jane Feinberg
Mike Fenton
Valorie Massalas

Art Direction by

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Félix Murcia

Costume Design by

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Yvonne Blake

Makeup Department

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Francisca Guillot ... hair stylist
Kathy Kühne ... makeup artist
Miguel Sesé ... chief makeup artist (as Miguel Sese)

Production Management

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Malcolm R. Harding ... production supervisor (as Mack Harding)
David Middlemas ... post-production supervisor
Carlos Orengo ... local production manager
Marta Pérez Ferrándiz ... first assistant production manager
Carlos Ramón ... first assistant production manager
Remmelt Remmelts ... unit production manager
Walter Saxer ... second unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Steven-Charles Jaffe ... second unit director
Jindra Markus ... first assistant director
Mischa Muller ... assistant director: spata

Art Department

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César Benítez ... property master (as Cesar Benitez)
Elly Claus ... artistic coordinator
Julián Martín ... painter
Laura Moreno ... second assistant art director
Ramón Moya ... construction manager (as Ramon Moya)
Koldo Vallés ... assistant art director (as Luis Vallés)
Renato Casaro ... poster designer (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Danniel Danniel ... sound editor
Marcel De Hoogd ... head sound assistant
Kees Linthorst ... sound editor
Nick Meijer ... sound mixer
Marc Nolens ... sound editor
Ad Roest ... foley mixer / foley recordist / re-recording mixer / sound
John Tak ... sound recordist
Tom Tholen ... sound recordist / sound
Tim Partridge ... dolby sound consultant (uncredited)

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Reyes Abades ... special effects chief technician
Joe Digaetano ... special effects coordinator
Carlos Paradela ... special effects makeup
Antonio Parra ... special effects chief technician / special effects technician
David Domeyer ... special effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Mario De Barros ... assistant stunt coordinator
Solier Fagundez ... stunts
Juan Maján ... stunt coordinator
Joaquín Olías ... stunts (as Joaquin Olivas)
José Panizo ... stunts
Javier Piementel ... stunts
José Sacristán ... stunts
Victoriano Terrón ... stunts
Camilo Vila ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Peter De Bont ... operator: second unit
Marc Koninckx ... steadicam operator
José Luis Martínez ... gaffer (as Jose Luis Martinez)
Hugo Van Baren ... key grip
Robert Wiesmann ... assistant camera
Alexander Witt ... first assistant camera

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Adoración Almela ... wardrober
Martín Díaz Porras ... wardrobe master
Martín Díaz Solaz ... wardrober
Isabel Díaz ... wardrober
Pablo Espinosa ... wardrober
Joaquín Montero ... wardrober
Isabel Perales ... wardrober
Delfín Prieto ... wardrobe
Marina Rodríguez ... wardrobe

Music Department

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Dan Carlin Sr. ... music editor (as Dan Carlin)
Nicholas Hosker ... music editor (as Nick Hosker)
London Symphony Orchestra ... music performed by
Greig McRitchie ... orchestrator
Basil Poledouris ... conductor
Jack Smalley ... orchestrator
Eric Tomlinson ... music recording engineer

Other crew

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Frans J. Afman ... motion picture banking
Paco Ardura ... horse master
Javier Chinchilla ... production assistant
Anastasio Díaz ... wrangler
Robert Easton ... dialect coach
Tom Elliott ... safety officer
Francisco González ... wrangler
Rachel Griffiths ... script supervisor
John L. Hargreaves ... post-production representative
Fabienne Hulsebos ... production secretary
Joe Murphy ... production accountant
Timoteo Navado ... wrangler (as Timoteo Nevado)
Susana Prieto ... production secretary
Carlos Alonzo Roco ... wrangler
Anthony Shaffer ... creative consultant
Lucas Uranga ... wrangler
Joyce van Rijn ... assistant to producer

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate. Written by Keith Loh

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Taglines A timeless adventure, a passion for wealth and power. Only the strongest will survive See more »
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Also Known As
  • Los señores del acero (Spain)
  • Flesh & Blood (United States)
  • The Mercenaries (United States)
  • God's Own Butchers (United States)
  • Flesh & Blood (World-wide, English title)
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Runtime
  • 126 min
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Budget $6,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The movie was Paul Verhoeven's reaction to the many movies that, in his view, overly romanticized the Middle Ages; he wanted to show it as a period where brutality, disease, poverty and hardship were common, and a natural death was a rare thing. See more »
Goofs After drinking from the contaminated well, several characters immediately fall ill from plague. Plague by any vector has an incubation period of at least one day. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Slotavond van de Nederlandse Filmdagen (1985). See more »
Soundtracks Throughout the Years See more »
Quotes Steven: My Father's half-dead. My bride has been captured. And you're babbling on about seedlings?
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