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Tristan & Isolde (2006)

Tristan + Isolde (original title)
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An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers.

Director:

Kevin Reynolds

Writer:

Dean Georgaris

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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Franco ... Tristan
Sophia Myles ... Isolde
Rufus Sewell ... Marke
David O'Hara ... Donnchadh (as David Patrick O'Hara)
Mark Strong ... Wictred
Henry Cavill ... Melot
Bronagh Gallagher ... Bragnae
Ronan Vibert ... Bodkin
Lucy Russell ... Edyth
JB Blanc ... Leon
Graham Mullins Graham Mullins ... Morholt
Leo Gregory ... Simon
Dexter Fletcher ... Orick
Richard Dillane ... Aragon
Hans Martin Stier Hans Martin Stier ... Kurseval (as Hans Martin-Stier)
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An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers. Written by Brian@filmschoolrejects.com

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Fighting countries can still love... See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Mark Strong and Henry Cavill also starred in the 2007 fantasy film "Stardust", in which the main character's name is also Tristan. See more »

Goofs

Neither Britain, England nor Cornwall were ever ruled by the Irish. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Title Card: Britain. The Dark Ages. / The Roman Empire has fallen / The land lies in ruins, divided among feuding tribes. / To the west, Ireland has flourished - untouched by the Romans, protected by the sea. / Led by their powerful and righteous king, the Irish have subdued the Britons... / Knowing that if Ireland is to prosper, the tribes must never be allowed to unite.
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Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #35.13 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Plainsong
Written by Brian Gulland
Performed by Brian Gulland
Courtesy of K Musik/Kpm Music
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Loved It!
15 January 2006 | by emillerd-1See all my reviews

I took my GF to it last night. It was her birthday and she had the pick of which movie to see. I had not seen any of the trailers for it and was told it was a romance. What I saw was not at all what I expected! Set back when there were Kings and Lords, it kept me entertained through the whole 2 hrs! There were several lesser name actors that I recognized which made it even more appealing. No huge stars overacting! I've been told that the movie does not follow the fable exactly, but I had never heard the fable so I can't verify this. Not an action flick like Gladiator or Troy, but if you like that era this is a movie for you!


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Language:

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Release Date:

13 January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tristan and Isolde See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,583,135, 15 January 2006

Gross USA:

$14,734,633

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,047,963
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